Business / Agriculture / Market Loss Payments: Term used in the Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Appropriations Act, FY1999 (P.L. 105-277, October 21, 1998), to describe the one-time $3.1 billion in emergency income support payments authorized for eligible grain, cotton, and dairy farmers. The act states that such funds are to compensate farmers for the loss of 1998 income caused by 'regional economic dislocation, unilateral trade sanctions, and the failure of the government to pursue trade opportunities aggressively.'
Loss Noun Synonyms: diminution, erosion, reduction, impoverishment, depletion, shrinkage
Loss Verb Synonyms: deprivation, bereavement, privation, denial, sacrifice, forfeiture, disappearance
Market Verb Synonyms: market-place, exchange, Stock Exchange
Market Noun Synonyms: demand, customer base, call
Market Adjective Synonyms: shop, store, bazaar, supermarket, superstore
Business / Finance / Money Market: Money markets are for borrowing and lending money for three years or less. The securities in a money market can be U.S. government bonds, Treasury bills and commercial paper from banks and companies. MORE
Business / Accounting / Money Market Account: A type of savings account that may or may not be protected by the FDIC, with minimum balance requirements and usually higher interest rates than other types of savings accounts. MORE