spot rate

Definition

The theoretical yield on a zero-coupon Treasury.

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It is a good idea to use spot rate when figuring out your investment strategy for your retirement portfolio needs.

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The spot rate provides a useful benchmark, as it is an expedient gauge of what US Treasuries are yielding at a given point in time.

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The spot rate of the security was mentioned during the meeting for purely theoretical discussion promoting reasons however we changed the subject immediately.

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