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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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UCS' fixed development cost and flexible monthly subscription model gives customers choice to set up, ramp up or scale down their operations without incurring unforeseen costs.
Rowling, 37, is thought to have taken the decision to scale down promotion for Harry Potter and the Order of the Pheonix - the fifth book in the series - so she can spend time with her new baby, nine-year-old daughter Jessica, and husband Dr Neil Murray at their Edinburgh home.
The Defense Agency has decided to scale down the support operations by the Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) for U.
According to a Sempra spokeswoman, the company hasn't given up its distribution monopoly and continues to scale down its initial plan to cris-cross the province with pipe.
Technology has enabled law firms to scale down their cherished libraries and free-up space, according to many in the Manhattan legal community.
At least eight of Japanese banks in South Korea are preparing to scale down operations or pull out from the country this year, the English-language Korea Times reported Monday.
A row has broken out over plans to scale down the multi-million pound refurbishment of Birmingham's crumbling Town Hall.
When the last government scaled down the Army they didn't scale down the number of commitments it had.
Without going into extensive research at the cost of heading in the wrong direction, the primary approach was to scale down the test while keeping all the parameters the same.