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interest rate

noun as in sum charged for use of money

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The Fed, in turn, has no plans to raise interest rates until the labor market heals substantially.

The Fed is using interest rates as a lever by buying bonds and mortgage-backed securities to keep rates low to stimulate the economy during the pandemic.

Take the interest rate you are earning and divide 72 by that number.

The guarantee became a windfall for lenders when interest rates fell.

Making the leap to clean powerIn the midst of pandemic-induced high unemployment and low interest rates, renewables and their now-cheap prices could finally have their moment.

The company increasingly relied on Lenders Funding LLC, a firm that fronted cash at an interest rate of 35 percent.

But more broadly, the low interest-rate environment has been a gift to companies.

In May, for example, IBM sold $1.2 billion in seven-year bond at an interest rate of just 1.625 percent.

In November 2011, the government raised $17.224 billion, selling 30-year bonds at a 3.125 percent interest rate.

This is especially true in an ultra-low-interest rate environment.

If credit were contracted there would be tight money and a high interest rate.

The interest rate varies from five to five and a half per cent.

When in 1858 or '59 my father sold the hotel, its purchaser mortgaged it, paying an interest rate of twenty-four per cent a year.

The interest rate will not be changed within the next fifteen or twenty years.

The interest rate should be set at such a point that the bonds could be sold at a premium.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interest rate, such as: interest, annual percentage rate, bank rate, borrowing rate, lending rate, and price of money.

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