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Definition of


  • 1. Markets

    difference between acceptable yields in US Treasury auction the spread between the average yield accepted in an auction of US government securities and the highest yield accepted

  • 2. Stockholding & Investments

    numbers after decimal point in bond price the figures that come after the decimal point in the quoted price of a bond

Definitions of ’tail’ and meaning of ’tail’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’tail’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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