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Scale

Payment of different rates of interest on CDs of varying maturities. A bank is said to "post a scale." Commercial paper dealers also post scales.

Scale

The range of prices at which an underwriter offers to place with investors a serial bond, where the individual bonds have different maturities.

scale

The schedule of yields (or prices) at which a serial bond issue is offered to the public by the underwriter. The schedule reflects yields at the various maturities being offered. Also called offering scale. See also inverted scale, preliminary scale.

scale

The relationship between measurements on a plan or map and the dimensions of the physical object represented.One inch might represent 10 feet or 10 miles.Topographic maps contain two scales,one for distance and one for change in elevation.

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The bank is said to be planning to scale back its Italian retail operations by selling branches and cutting jobs.
Subsequent to that announcement, the scale back ratio has been recalculated and
The Port Authority has announced it will take on responsibility for the construction of the World Trade Center Memorial, the Memorial Museum and the Visitor Orientation and Education Center, a decision that Manhattan developer and memorial construction czar, Frank Sciame, recommended along with his recent cost saving redesign of the memorial as a way to further scale back the project's price.
Two days after the administration released the $724 billion estimate, President Bush threatened to veto any bill that would scale back the prescription drug program.
This implies that fish populations that have historically been overharvested could face lingering effects, even after fisheries scale back their harvests, says Mikko Heino of the Institute of Marine Research in Bergen, Norway.
Since the government implemented energy rationing in March, hundreds of companies have been forced to scale back production.
Trustees of the Connecticut State University system voted unanimously to scale back a planned tuition increase from 13.
The Bush administration also was forced to scale back its plan to monitor U.
But he entered office as an ideologue who promised a conservative revolution, vowing to slash the size of government, radically scale back entitlements, and deploy the powers of the presidency in pursuit of socially and culturally conservative goals.
Analysts had predicted that Embraer, the world's fourth largest maker of commercial jets, would have to scale back its operations.
Artistic Director Ben Stevenson (winner of a 2000 Dance Magazine Award) decided to scale back his Houston Ballet duties, and after a tumultuous few days the Ballet announced he would become co-artistic director in July.
A lack of funding has forced a B2B exchange for the perishable commodities sector to scale back its operations.