Loan Ratio

Business / Debt / Loan Ratio: The ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the amount of a loan to the value or selling price of real property. Usually, the higher the percentage, the greater the interest charged. Maximum percentages for banks, savings and loans, or government insured loans, is set by statute.

Other Words for Loan

Loan Verb Synonyms: advance, allowance, credit, accommodation
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Other Words for Ratio

Ratio Adverb Synonyms: proportion, relationship, correlation, correspondence
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Packer Concentration

Business / Agriculture / Packer Concentration: The degree to which a few large firms dominate total sales within segments of the meat packing industry, which, some farmers and other critics contend, can cause or at least contribute to lower prices MORE

Parallel Loan

Business / Finance / Parallel Loan: A process whereby two companies in different countries borrow each other's currency for a specific period of time, and repay the other's currency at an agreed maturity for the purpose of reducing fore MORE

Parity Ratio

Business / Agriculture / Parity Ratio: The ratio of the prices received index, 1910-14=100, to the prices paid index on a 1910-14=100 base (called the parity index). The parity ratio is a measure of relative price relationships. It is not MORE

Package Loan

Business / Real Estate / Package Loan: A real estate loan used to finance the purchase of both real property and personal property, such as in the purchase of a new home that includes carpeting, window coverings and major appliances. MORE

P-E Ratio

Business / Finance / P-E Ratio: Current stock price divided by trailing annual earnings per share or expected annual earnings per share. Assume XYZ Co. sells for $25.50 per share and has earned $2.55 per share this year; $25.50 = 10 MORE

Organization For Economic Development And Cooperation (OECD)

Business / Agriculture / Organization For Economic Development And Cooperation (OECD): An international organization established by the United States, Canada and certain Western European countries in 1960. The OECD studies and discusses trade and related matters. Its current 29 members MORE

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