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Morgan becomes attractive at 50 if the yield curve steepens and the Fed stress tests are uneventful.
If the Fed sells assets first, the slope of the curve will remain steep at a minimum and probably steepen further in response to the asset sales.
This shrinks the collagen causing the cornea to steepen.
Reports that the Bank of Japan was considering ways to steepen the Japanese yield curve, along with speculation that central banks more generally were running short on fresh stimulus options, also hit sovereign debt and risk appetite globally.
As for the fixed income market, as an initial reaction local government bond curve might continue to steepen pricing in large and front-loaded policy easing and possible deterioration of long-term inflation expectations, but we would tend to see it as a buying opportunity at the long end as we do not believe long-term inflation risks change in any significant way.
The transformation from two to three dimensions creates mountain and valley folds that steepen.
Action already taken includes the removal of an island from the lake and work to steepen its banks to make it less attractive to wading birds and as a roosting site.
The present price upturn in the UK, for instance, could steepen if it boosts producer confidence and therefore causes further temporary supply tightness partly by reducing sow culling from the current high weekly rate of about 8000 head.
In particular, the mass distribution was found to steepen significantly towards its faint end.
Global Banking News-18 February 2009-Goldman Sachs says Indian bond yield to steepen further(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
Team Northumbria's learning curve will steepen dramatically this afternoon when the region's only Superleague franchise seek to take a share of the spoils against a star-studded Loughborough Lightning side.
US and European bond yield curves could steepen if high oil prices make it hard for central banks to raise interest rates, Padhraic Garvey said.
The trend can be expected to at least remain constant, if not steepen, when 1998 figures become available.
But near the peak, the main trails steepen into rocky stairways cluttered with sweaty climbers stopping to catch their breath before making the final assault.
Do gravitational waves steepen to form into shock waves just as acoustic waves do when, say, a jet plane breaks the sound barrier?