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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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By expanding rather than scaling back entitlements, Reagan--and Newt Gingrich after him--demonstrated that conservatives could not and Would not launch a frontal assault on Social Security, effectively conceding that these cherished New Deal programs were central features of the American polity.
Scaling back the demands of your training significantly allows your muscles to be at their peak ability at race time.
The first trend is that members' companies are scaling back the priority and the financial commitments for e-commerce.
ABOUT THREE-QUARTERS OF middle-income, dual-earner couples in a study in upstate New York--and almost all of those couples raising children-"resist the demands of a greedy workplace" by scaling back their work commitments for the sake of their families and to have more discretionary time, according to a new study.
British Aerospace, which makes small components for the affected models and for engines maker Rolls-Royce, said it was too early to tell if any scaling back of operations was needed.
NASDAQ: CGNE) today announced it is temporarily scaling back at its Calgene Fresh subsidiary and plans to substantially reduce the marketing of non-genetically engineered tomatoes under its MacGregor's(R) brand.
Over the intermediate run, however, the flexibility to lend by other banks and the increased supply of credit from nonbank sources are likely to be sufficient to ensure that credit market conditions on a worldwide basis will not be substantially weakened by a scaling back by Japanese banks.
Contrary to speculation that Du Pont might soon be shedding some product categories, the company plans to retain all its existing engineering thermoplastic lines, focusing on its traditional resin strengths while markedly scaling back research and development on new polymer technology, according to Edgar S.
Public companies are also scaling back stock awards due to expensing requirements, investor dilution and the back-dating scandals," Broman added, "allowing the new era of dot com companies to attract top talent.
The revamp includes a scaling back of the British bank's troubled investment banking operations, where almost one in three jobs are expected to go.
central bank's scaling back of its massive bond-buying program.