Five Hundred Dollar Rule

Business / Finance / Five Hundred Dollar Rule: Five characteristics that are used to form a judgment about a customer's creditworthiness: character, capacity, capital, collateral, and conditions.

Other Words for Rule

Rule Verb Synonyms: regulation, order, law, ordinance, ruling, decree, ukase, statute, principle, direction, guide, guideline, precept
Rule Noun Synonyms: direct, guide, manage, control, lead, head (up), preside (over), superintend, oversee, supervise, regulate, govern, run
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Order Protection Rule

Business / Taxes / Order Protection Rule: The order protection rule, part of Regulation NMS — for National Market System — adopted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2005, requires that every stock trading center establish MORE

Overrule

Entertainment / Tennis / Overrule: Reversing a call from the linesperson, done by the umpire MORE

One-Share-One-Vote Rule

Business / Finance / One-Share-One-Vote Rule: The principle that all shareholders should have equal voting rights in public companies and each shareholder should have one vote. MORE

One-Hundred-Percent Commission Plan

Business / Real Estate / One-Hundred-Percent Commission Plan: Some firms have adopted a 100 percent commission plan. Salespersons in these offices pay a monthly service charge to their brokers to cover the costs of office space, telephones and supervision in ret MORE

Nondiscrimination Rule

Business / Taxes / Nondiscrimination Rule: All qualified retirement plans, including 401(k) plans, must follow nondiscrimination rules. Among other things, the rules prevent highly paid employees from receiving more generous benefits than othe MORE

Octet Rule

Science / Chemistry / Octet Rule: A guideline for building Lewis structures that states that atoms tend to gain, lose, or share valence electrons with other atoms in a molecule until they hold or share eight valence electrons. The oct MORE

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