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REIT
Real Estate Investment Trust, a type of mutual fund that owns portfolios of commercial real estate. There are indexes for this asset class, and REIT ETFs follow these indexes.
Relative strength
Also called price momentum or price persistence, the ratio of the price of a stock to some price index. Changes in the ratio can be interpreted as uptrends or downtrends relative to the price index.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
An indicator used to identify price tops and bottoms.
Relative yield spread
The ratio of the yield spread to the yield level.
Rembrandt market
The foreign market in the Netherlands.
Replicating portfolio
A portfolio constructed to match an index or benchmark.
Repurchase Agreement (REPO)
A contract under which an investor sells a United States security to a bank or Corporation, and agrees to repurchase the security later at a specified time and price. Purchaser earns interest competitive with money market rates.
Required reserves
The dollar amounts based on reserve ratios that banks are required to keep on deposit at a Federal Reserve Bank.
Required yield
Generally referring to bonds, the yield required by the marketplace to match available returns for financial instruments with comparable risk.
Reserve
An accounting entry that properly reflects the contingent liabilities of an insurance company.
Reserve ratios
Specified percentages of deposits, established by the Federal Reserve Board, that banks must keep in a non-interest-bearing account at one of the twelve Federal Reserve Banks.
Reset frequency in an interest rate swap
The frequency with which the floating rate changes.
Residual risk
Related: Unsystematic risk
Resistance
A price level the market has a hard time breaking through to the upside.
Retail investors individual investors
Institutional investors.
Retention rate
The percentage of present earnings held back or retained by a corporation.
Return
The change in the value of a portfolio over an evaluation period, including any distributions made from the portfolio during that period.
Return on stockholders' equity
The ratio of earnings to stockholders' equity.
Return on total assets
The ratio of earnings available to common stockholders to total assets.
Return-to-maturity expectations interpretation
A variant of pure expectations theory which suggests that the return that an investor will realize by rolling over short-term bonds to some investment horizon will be the same as holding a zero-coupon bond with a maturity that is the same as that investment horizon.
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