Prime Rate

Business / Finance / Prime Rate: The interest rate that banks charge to their most creditworthy customers. The prime rate is an important reference number, because loans to companies are often tied to it on a percentage basis. See also London Interbank Offered Rate and interest basis.

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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Base Rate

Business / Finance / Base Rate: British equivalent of the U.S. prime rate. MORE

London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR)

Business / Agriculture / London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR): The interest rate that major international banks charge each other for large volume loans of Eurodollars (U.S. dollars on deposit outside of the United States). MORE

Potassium Citrate

Entertainment / Photography / Potassium Citrate: Chemical used in blue and green toners. MORE

Portfolio Turnover Rate

Business / Finance / Portfolio Turnover Rate: For an investment company, an annualized rate found by dividing the lesser of purchases and sales by the average of portfolio assets. MORE

Portfolio Internal Rate Of Return

Business / Finance / Portfolio Internal Rate Of Return: The rate of return computed by first determining the cash flows for all the bonds in the portfolio and then finding the interest rate that will make the present value of the cash flows equal to the ma MORE

Pre-Tax Rate Of Return

Business / Finance / Pre-Tax Rate Of Return: Gain on a security before taxes. MORE

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