from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having little time to run from the date.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having little time to run.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a gilt-edged security; having less than 5 years to run before redemption


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  • An extra boost for short-dated notes came from European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet , whose comments tempered bets on the pace of interest rate increases in the coming months.

    Treasurys Split Ways

  • The rally in short-dated notes was moderate as Japan's national broadcasting service reported authorities there as saying that nuclear-power plants in the area, including the stricken Fukushima Daiichi plant, were already shut down and no emergency was being issued.

    Treasurys Split Ways

  • "People tend to prefer short-dated notes to park cash."

    Treasurys Split Ways

  • Her medicine cabinet is a shining cookie jar bursting with short-dated anti-anxiety medication: Lexapro, Cymbalta, Valium, Ativan.

    The Widow Teasdale and the Ineffable Warmth of Personal Services

  • Conflicting stances among European leaders on how to rescue Greece from its debt stoked demand for short-dated Treasurys.

    Greek-Debt Worries Give Short End a Lift

  • Traders would likely shift out of them into the perceived safety of cash and short-dated Treasurys.

    Markets Brace for Volatility As U.S. Debt Debate Drags On

  • Prices of short-dated German government bonds fell sharply after his remarks, sending yields to their highest level in two years.

    Euro Jumps on Trichet Comments

  • Many investors have avoided buying short-dated currency options this year, instead focusing on longer-dated protection, a phenomenon called a "steep volatility curve."

    Currency Investors: What, Me Worry?

  • The PPI report did cause a notable jump in short-dated breakeven rates, which is the difference between yields on regular Treasurys and comparable Treasury Inflation Protected Securities.

    Treasury Prices Push Higher

  • Some investors prefer holding more liquid short-dated Treasurys to prepare for the end of the second quarter due Thursday, a time when banks and mutual funds tend to adjust their holdings as they prepare their quarter-end balance sheets.

    Another Weak Auction Hits Treasurys


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