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  • n. Plural form of yield. Either a measure of output or an act of permitting another to get past.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of yield.


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  • A Google search for the term yields 70,700,000 hits in 0.28 seconds.

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  • Googling the term yields more than 75 million results, and the search engine giant itself offers its own ubiquitous analytics product, indicating just how lucrative the field has become.

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  • Further declines would affect the amount of cash American Capital generates as short term yields are unlikely to go anywhere over the next year.

  • The 52 week low price recently hit by ITW presents the perfect time to go long, although ITW is not a perfect buy for those seeking short term yields.

  • My quick tally of the hearing lists for cases argued so far this term yields a figure of around 76%.

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  • Akito Fukunaga , chief rates strategist at RBS Securities Japan, said he thinks short-term yields will fall faster than long-term yields, although both will decline.

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  • Although concern over issuance could push long-term yields up, he said, the dominant theme for now may be expectations for continued central bank support.

    Japanese yields fall at short end of curve

  • In particular, he says, with the housing market still struggling, the Fed would likely be reluctant to take any actions that push up the long-term yields on which mortgage rates are based.

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  • Falling short-term yields will make a welcome dent in overall funding costs.

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  • For these tiny accounts, about the only way to keep fees low enough as a fraction of account value to match treasury bond yields is with a plan like the thrift plan.

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