Benchmark Interest Rate

Business / Finance / Benchmark Interest Rate: Also called the base interest rate, it is the minimum interest rate investors will demand for investing in a non-Treasury security. It is also tied to the yield to maturity offered on the comparable-maturity Treasury security that was most recently issued (on-the-run).

Other Words for Interest

Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
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Other Words for Rate

Rate Verb Synonyms: measure, pace, gait, speed, velocity, clip
Rate Noun Synonyms: rank, grade, class, classify, evaluate, estimate, calculate, compute, count, reckon, judge, gauge, assess, appraise, measure
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Inverse Floating-Rate Note

Business / Finance / Inverse Floating-Rate Note: A variable-rate security whose coupon rate increases as a benchmark interest rate declines. MORE

Base Interest Rate

Business / Finance / Base Interest Rate: Related: Benchmark interest rate. MORE

Reference Rate

Business / Finance / Reference Rate: A benchmark interest rate (such as LIBOR) used to specify conditions of an interest rate swap or an interest rate agreement. MORE

Passive Portfolio Strategy

Business / Finance / Passive Portfolio Strategy: A strategy that involves minimal expectational input, and instead relies on diversification to match the performance of some market index. A passive strategy assumes that the marketplace will reflect MORE

Pass-Through Rate

Business / Finance / Pass-Through Rate: The net interest rate passed through to investors after deducting servicing, management, and guarantee fees from the gross mortgage coupon. MORE

Pass-Along Rate

Business / Internet Marketing / Pass-Along Rate: The percentage of people who pass on a message or file. MORE

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