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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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Notably, a not insubstantial 15% of Democrats want the law scaled back.
Ordinary Income Shareholders who have been scaled back into cash or the
The event took place in late April, but was scaled back to the same level granted other groups of visitors.
Well, apparently sometime this month the company scaled back its operations to the point of closing its doors.
About one-third of the couples in the study scaled back by placing limits on the number of hours they worked.
In the last week of the second quarter, expectations of an imminent Federal Reserve tightening were sharply scaled back after several press and market research reports suggested that a change in policy in the near term was unlikely.
As reported in the company's March 3 news release, Calgene has scaled back its conventional tomato business to reduce operating losses and focus its efforts on the pending FLAVR SAVR(TM) tomato launch.
Then, as now, the size of the force was cut, some short-term procurement programs were either scaled back or stopped, and we sold some weapons overseas (Nixon sold them to Iran; we now sell to Saudi Arabia).
A scaled back staff began the almost overwhelming task of answering phone messages and e-mails, reassuring clients that their concerns were being addressed as quickly as possible.
Global Banking News-5 March 2010-Citi says it has scaled back proprietary trading(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Now, as the developer prepares to bring the plan for a hearing at the county Department of Regional Planning, the conservancy is arguing that the development should be scaled back to 126 units.
As the Washington Post reported, the "Bush White House and the incoming Republican congressional leadership have scaled back their ambitious tax cut proposals and dampened expectations for an overhaul of Social Security.