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  • verb Present participle of steepen.


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  • The trade is known as steepening yield-curve trade.

    California Eyes Wall Street's Credit Bets Katy Burne 2011

  • As the yield on the 10-year note rose more than that on the two-year note, the yield spread widened in what is technically termed the steepening of the benchmark yield curve.

    Treasury Prices Fall, Testing Fed's Buying 2009

  • In technical terms, that is known as a steepening of the benchmark yield curve.

    Stock Rally Undercuts Treasurys 2009

  • Technically, that is called the steepening of the benchmark yield curve.

    Treasurys Slide Ahead of Auctions 2009

  • As short-dated Treasurys outperformed their longer-dated peers, the yield spread between the two sections widened again (known as a steepening of the yield curve), breaking the flattening trade since Friday.

    Traders Sift Treasury Bargain Bin 2009

  • Meanwhile, the gap between short - and long-dated Treasurys widened for the week, in what is called a steepening of the yield curve.

    Skittish Investors 2007

  • At issue are "steepening" trades, in which banks and fund managers make bets that long-term interest rates will rise in relation to short-term rates.

    EU Rate Shift Undercuts Renee Schultes, William Wright 2008

  • It is postulated that the vein system steepens further to the north and that this "steepening" or change of dip is coincident with fault structures along the creek north of Balabag Hill and may indicate positions where structural thickening might occur leading to better mineralization. Aktuelle Nachrichten 2010

  • That's the "steepening" we referenced earlier, and though it's at its all time highs, there's plenty of pressure keeping it there during this

    Mortgage News Daily - Mortgage And Real Estate News 2009

  • "With that combination, we can naturally expect steepening" of the yield curve.

    Haven Demand Aids Japanese Bonds Kazuhiro Shimamura 2011


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