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The AMA Dictionary of Business and Management by George Thomas Kurian

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Yield curve Line on a graph showing the yield for deposits or fixed-interest securities, plotted against the length of time they have to run to maturity. An upward curve indicates a strong market, a downward curve indicates a falling market, and a flat or humped curve indicates market uncertainty.

Yield gap Difference between the yield on a safe investment and that on a risky investment.

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