Bootstrapping

A process of creating a theoretical spot rate curve , using one yield projection as the basis for the yield of the next maturity. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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bootstrapping boot‧strap‧ping [ˈbuːtˌstræpɪŋ] noun [uncountable]
1. the process of setting up a business, using very little money and a lot of hard work:

• He has some great advice for people bootstrapping their own business.

2. COMPUTING the process of using a simple program in order to make a much more complicated system (such as an operating system) start working

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bootstrapping UK US /ˈbuːtˌstræpɪŋ/ noun [U]
FINANCE the process of starting and developing a business by using a lot of effort and no investment by outside owners: »

His success follows the central themes: bootstrapping, ambition, and vision.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Bootstrapping — Boot|strap|ping 〈[bu:tstræpıŋ] n. 15; EDV〉 Computerstartprogramm, bei dem der Betriebssystemkern mithilfe des Urladers in den Hauptspeicher des Rechners geladen wird [<engl. boot „laden, urladen“ + strapp(ing), eigtl. „festschnallen; stramm“] …   Universal-Lexikon

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