Debt

Business / Finance / Debt: Applies to derivative products. Difference in the value of two options, when the value of the option bought exceeds the value of the one sold. One buys a 'debit spread.' Antithesis of a credit spread.

Other Words for Debt

Debt Adjective Synonyms: obligation, due, indebtedness, liability, responsibility, accountability, encumbrance
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Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (1978)

Business / Accounting / Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (1978): Federal law that prohibits debt collectors from engaging in unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices when collecting debts. Collectors must send a written notice telling the amount owed and name of the MORE

Level Debt Service

Business / Finance / Level Debt Service: A municipal charter provision that debt payments must be relatively equal from year to year so that required revenue projections are easier. MORE

Self-Supporting Debt

Business / Finance / Self-Supporting Debt: Bonds sold to finance a project that will produce enough revenue through tolls or other charges to retire the debt . See: revenue bond. MORE

Debt Relief

Business / Debt / Debt Relief: The last resort for a debtor when dealing with debt where the debtor cannot pay their debts - bankruptcy. The debtor will lose control of their assets, possibly including their home and their credit r MORE

Debt Ratio

Business / Finance / Debt Ratio: The market for trading debt instruments. MORE

Long-Term Debt Ratio

Business / Finance / Long-Term Debt Ratio: The ratio of long-term debt to total capitalization. MORE

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