yieldless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yield +‎ -less

Adjective[edit]

yieldless (not comparable)

  1. Not providing any yield or return.
    • 1983, Martin S. Feldstein, Capital taxation (page 197)
      In the sample case of riskless and yieldless money, and a multivariate normal distribution for the yields of all other assets, Tobin's famous separation theorem implies that a proportional tax decreases the demand for money and increases the demand for all risky assets.
  2. (archaic) unyielding
    And Death's grim hands grip hard below / At mortared seams of the yieldless stone