Going Rate


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Going Rate

Informal; the current or prevailing price, especially of a major asset like real estate. See also: Spot price.
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Sheila Attwood, of XpertHR, said: "The going rate for pay awards across the economy is firmly stuck at 2 per cent.
If Hester didn't go to his job interview with a) a detailed knowledge of what the going rate was and b) arguments why he should be paid more, he must have had either a Billy Graham-style religious conversion or a mini stroke.
Well, I can't afford the going rate so either they want to work on the film or they don't.
In other words, the city will pay almost double the going rate for lie- detector tests.
The auditor-controller's report comes after the Board of Supervisors in February called for review, alarmed that county employees sometimes pay as much as five times the going rate for airline tickets.
Riding a wave of excitement surrounding its host's return on Monday, CBS's "Late Show with David Letterman" struck deals between $110,000 and $125, 000 for some 30-second commercials more than twice the going rate - reports this week's Advertising Age.
Farias already purchased two replacement Furbys from a friend - at the going rate of $100 apiece, he said.
So if there is a studio suite available at any of the 76 Candlewood Suites nationwide - regardless of the going rate - government ID card holders get the room at or below per diem.
And this is pretty good pay, compared with the going rate elsewhere.
Eight of Cendant Corporation's (NYSE: CD) hotel brands today introduced new Get Going Rates designed to encourage Americans to travel and enjoy their country by taking advantage of discounted stays at more than 3,300 hotels nationwide.
Rents, though higher than those in New Jersey and Westchester, are a bargain in comparison to midtown Manhattanis going rates.
Catch/21 costs only 25 cents per line of code -- substantially less than the going rates, and it cuts implementation time by two-thirds, with TSR turning around at least 400,000 lines per analyst team per week.