The graph showing changes in yield on instruments depending on time to maturity. A system originally developed in the bond markets is now broadly applied to various financial futures. A positive sloping curve has lower interest rates at the shorter maturities and higher at the longer maturities. A negative sloping curve has higher interest rates at the shorter maturities.
Abbreviation for year over year.
The percentage return from an investment.
A billion units.
Symbol for AMEX Composite Index.
Symbol for Gold Index.
Symbol for Silver Index.