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  • As we look out a little further, obviously the whole yield curve has been moving up recently and there's lots of projections that the long end of the curve is going to continue to move up and certainly the short end should and ultimately we should end up with some [revergent] to the mean and some flattening.

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  • We expect to see a [revergent] to the mean in the next few quarters.

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  • thanks for waking up my xkcd list

    September 5, 2015

  • revergent:

    1. (describing sediment deposits or erosion) the boundary or node where longshore transport budgets change from deposition to erosion.

    ~ Geormorphology of Desert Environments, ed. A.J. Parsons and A. D. Abrahams

    2. a mutation that precisely restores a mutant DNA sequence to a WT (wild type) DNA sequence.

    ~ www.flashcardmachine.com/questions-set-2.html

    While taking a survey on xkcd.com, I found this word. I think these are legitimate definitions; it’s the same basic definition used in two different fields. The survey, if you would like to indulge, is

    http://xkcd.com/1572/

    September 5, 2015