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Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

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Flat Yield Curve


Happens in blue moons and when the cost of renting money is the same if you're renting it for a short period of time or a long period of time. A normal yield curve goes... up - that is, the cost of borrowing money in the short term is cheaper than that in the long term.