Treasury yield curve - Investment & Finance Definition
A graphical representation of the relationship between the different maturities of Treasury securities and their yield to maturity. Those securities range from three-month Treasury bills up to 30-year bonds. The other points included on the Treasury yield curve include: 3- and 6-month Treasury bills, 52-week bills, and 2-, 3-, 5-, and 10-year Treasury notes. Often short-term interest rate targets set by the Federal Reserve for overnight loans to banks are included on the Treasury yield curve.