Bitcoin Terms Beginning with Y

Yield is the expected or realized return of an investment. This is expressed as a percentage of the upfront cost.

A yield curve is a line that plots the interest rates of bonds with similar credit quality but different maturities. The slope of the yield curve provides an indication of future economic activity and potential interest rate changes.

A ypub is a form of extended public key (xpub) which follows an additional standard defined in BIP 49. Ypubs instruct a wallet to derive P2SH-wrapped P2WPKH addresses.