© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

Coincident Indicator

Definition:

When stuff happens that is generally aligned with other stuff that happens at the same time. 

Helpful, we know.

Here's an example: when the weather turns cold, people buy more gas—they are coincident.