Business / Real Estate / Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA): Enacted by Congress in 1975 and implemented by the Federal Reserve Boards Regulation C, a federal law that requires lenders with federally related loans to disclose to the Federal Reserve the number of loan applications and loans made in different parts of their service areas, designed to eliminate the discriminatory practice of redlining.
Act Noun Synonyms: deed, action, undertaking, operation, step, move, feat, exploit, accomplishment, achievement
Act Verb Synonyms: behave (oneself), carry on, deport oneself, comport oneself, conduct oneself
Home Noun Synonyms: (home) base, residency, territory, haunt, home ground, bailiwick, stamping-ground
Home Adjective Synonyms: dwelling-place, residence, domicile, abode, dwelling, house, (living) quarters, habitation, lodging(s), accommodation or accommodations, place, digs, diggings
Science / Chemistry / Net Chemical Reaction: A reaction that actually occurs as several elementary steps. Equations for net reactions often omit intermediates and catalysts. MORE
Business / Finance / Net Benefit To Leverage Factor: A linear approximation of a number, that enables one to operationalize the total impact of leverage on firm value in the capital market imperfections view of capital structure. MORE