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  • n. The level of revenues sufficient to cover costs.

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  • The combined use of revenue estimates and cost estimates— often based on the learning curve—is known as break-even analysis.

    Executive Economics

  • TIPS are regularly adjusted for inflation, so this gap in yields, called the break-even inflation rate, shows how much future interest traders are willing to give up for inflation protection, which can be interpreted as the future inflation rate they expect.

    Inflation? Numbers Show Faith in Fed

  • The difference between yields on 10-year Treasuries and similar-maturity inflation-linked debt, a gauge of expectations for inflation known as the break-even rate, was at 2.03 percentage points today after shrinking to 1.94 percentage points on Sept. 6, the narrowest since October 2010.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The difference in yields between 10-year TIPS and 10-year Treasury notes of 2.1 percent, known as the break-even rate, represents traders' expectations for inflation over the life of the securities.

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  • The difference between yields on five-year notes and Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, a gauge of trader expectations for consumer prices over the life of the debt known as the break-even rate, widened today to 1.82 percentage points, up from 1.55 at the end of last year.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The so called break-even rate has risen from a 15- month low of 1.47 percentage points in August.

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  • The difference between yields on 10-year notes and TIPS, a gauge of trader expectations for consumer prices over the life of the debt known as the break-even rate, has increased to 2.44 percentage points, from 1.84 percentage points six months ago.

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  • The difference between yields on 10-year notes and Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, a gauge of trader expectations for consumer prices over the life of the debt known as the break-even rate, fell to 2.22 percentage points today, the narrowest spread since January.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The difference in yield between 10-year Treasuries and inflation-indexed debt, a measure of the outlook for consumer prices known as the break-even rate, dropped to 1.70 percentage points, the lowest since September 2010.

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  • The difference in yield between 10-year Treasuries and inflation-protected debt, a measure of the outlook for consumer prices known as the break-even rate, increased to 1.97 percentage points after touching 1.90 percentage points, the lowest since October 2010.

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