GO
Loading...

The Yield Curve: CNBC Explains

Yield curves help investors understand the relationship between bonds of differing time horizons to maturity. Understanding the yield curve is important to investors because easily comparing yields allows them to understand their return on investment and make investment decisions based upon these future payouts. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy gives a basic overview of how yield curves are constructed.

From this video, you’ll understand:

  • What the term “yield curve” means
  • How yield curves are constructed

Contact CNBC Explains

  • CNBC NEWSLETTERS

    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    Please choose a subscription
    Please enter a valid email address
    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.

Latest Special Reports

  • In this ever increasing volatile world only leaders who can manage fast change can survive and prosper.

  • Famous founders reveal their secrets on how to build an iconic company—and change the world in the process.

  • Inside the market's biggest sectors with a look at the trends, companies and trades netting profits for investors.

Central Banking Explained

Corporate Accounting Explained