**Nominal yield** — or coupon yield is the coupon rate of a fixed income security, which is a fixed percentage of the par value. Unlike current yield, it does not vary with the market price of the security. v … Wikipedia

**Yield curve spread** — on a simple mortgage backed security (MBS) is the flat spread over the treasury yield curve required in discounting a pre determined coupon schedule to arrive at its present market price.That is, the MBS yield curve spread is based on a… … Wikipedia

**Yield curve** — This article is about yield curves as used in finance. For the term s use in physics, see Yield curve (physics). Not to be confused with Yield curve spread – see Z spread. The US dollar yield curve as of February 9, 2005. The curve has a typical… … Wikipedia

**yield** — To give up, relinquish, or surrender. Current return from an investment or expenditure as a percentage of price of investment or expenditure. The stock dividends or bond interest paid expressed as a percentage of the current price. As to bonds or … Black's law dictionary

**Credit spread (bond)** — Finance Financial markets Bond market … Wikipedia

**Option-adjusted spread** — (OAS) is the flat spread which has to be added to the treasury yield curve in a pricing model (that accounts for embedded options) to discount a security payment to match its market price. OAS is hence model dependent. This concept can be applied … Wikipedia

**Mortgage yield** — In finance, mortgage yield is a measure of yield of mortgage backed bonds. It is also known as cash flow yield. The mortgage yield, or cash flow yield, of a mortgage backed bond is the discount rate at which net present value of all future cash… … Wikipedia

**Current yield** — The current yield, interest yield, income yield, flat yield or running yield is a financial term used in reference to bonds and other fixed interest securities such as gilts. It is the ratio of the annual interest payment and the bond s current… … Wikipedia

**Net interest spread** — refers to the difference in borrowing and lending rates of financial institutions (such as banks) in nominal terms. It is considered analogous to the gross margin of non financial companies. Net interest spread is expressed as interest yield on… … Wikipedia

**Zero-Volatility Spread - Z-spread** — The constant spread that will make the price of a security equal to the present value of its cash flows when added to the yield at each point on the spot rate Treasury curve where a cash flow is received . In other words, each cash flow is… … Investment dictionary