Liquidity theory of the term structure

Definition:

A biased expectations theory that asserts that the implied forward rates will not be a pure estimate of the market's expectations of future interest rates because they embody a liquidity premium.

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Minimum maintenance

The lowest required equity level that must be held with a broker in a margin account. See: margin call.

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