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Speed

1. In mortgage-backed securities, the estimated rate at which homeowners will pay off the underlying mortgages of an MBS. The equivalent of the coupon on a mortgage-backed security is a percentage of the interest and principal paid on the mortgages backing the security. A risk associated with mortgage-backed securities is that too many homeowners will pay off their mortgages with too much speed, depriving the holder of the MBS from future interest payments.
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Municipal decisions are taken, at what seems to the casual observer, rather randomly enforced with ridiculous speed--which is excellent, when you think of the flower beds and rock gardens they create in an instant and maintain all year round, but not quite as excellent when you consider the hoards of people left looking for a roof over the heads due to their hastiness.
16) Heatherington says: "Besides heat, there appear here several of the qualities which Donne will mention again in connection with zeal, sometimes approvingly, sometimes not: hastiness, .
Couples sends text messages with the hastiness of a teenager even on a number keypad.
The point of two purposefully scheduled town meetings each year is to make sure important issues like the budget have time to be debated without the mass departure or, worse, the hastiness which often accompanies the arrival of 10 p.
Gall and Appenzell were of one mind about the nature of their disagreement: Marpeck accused these congregations of hastiness and coercion in church discipline, and the congregations believed Marpeck used freedom to justify sin.
The hastiness with which the EU accepted the Greek Cypriot administration as a member caused difficulties in solving the Cyprus problem," Toptan said.
The army chief has been asked to furnish clarification within 24 hours on the army's recent recruitment, its hastiness in reinstating eight generals retired by the government and its decision not to participate in the recent National Games owing to participation by rebel army,'' said Krishna Bahadur Mahara, government spokesman and minister for Information and Communication.
This suggests a certain hastiness about the enterprise.
The hastiness of the decision is indicated by the fact that the MSDF task force will be dispatched under the maritime police-action provision of the Self-Defense Forces Law.
Today's news media move at such "reckless speed" that accuracy gets crippled, gasbaggery supplants thought and hastiness shoves aside deliberation.
Hastiness in policy implementation without adequate planning or preparation also seemed to play a role in the translation of policy into actual classroom practice.
The resulting pressure should counteract the developing countries' hastiness to create jobs and foster economic development without considering the long-term consequences.