A fixed income instrument which has a coupon rate or interest rate that varies...
A debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to another interest rate. It is best to buy floaters if the interest rate looks as if it will rise. If the interest rate is falling, it is best to buy fixed rate instruments. Floaters spread risk between issuers and debt holders.
A term used to describe a CMO tranche that is tied to some fluctuating interest-rate index.
a debt instrument with a variable interest rate tied to some other interest rate (e.g. the rate paid by T-bills)
variable interest rate security whose rate is tied to another interest rate
A bond whose coupon varies as interest rates change, usually resetting at a spread over a market index such as LIBOR.
Is an instrument whose cash flow varies according to stipulated factors. These instruments can also be leveraged by a multiplier which alters the associated interest payment stream.
A bond whose interest rate varies with the interest rate of another debt instrument, e.g., a bond that has the interest rate of the Treasury bill +.25%.
a security with a variable interest rate
Floating rate bond.
A variable rate bond.
A fixed income instrument whose coupon fluctuates with some designated reference rate.
A type of fixed income instrument.
full full coupon bond
A bond, or some other type of debt, whose coupon rate changes with market conditions (short term interest rates).