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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 practice of consciously scaling back as a strategy to cope with family and work responsibilities is pervasive, say Cornell sociologists Penny Becker and Phyllis Moen of the Cornell Employment and Family Careers Institute, which is supported by the Alfred P.
Boeing is scaling back production of several commercial jets over the next two years, blaming the cutbacks on the continuing Asian crisis.
Despite this scaling back in research, it's believed Chrysler Corp.
Maria Ramos denied that the bank was scaling back because of unfavourable economic conditions on the continent.
The scaling back of stimulus by the Fed, possibly next month, will be interpreted by many market players as a sign of improvement in the U.
Royal Bank of Scotland (LSE: RBS) is reportedly planning another exercise aimed at scaling back investment banking operations.
City Hall is taking Mayor James Hahn and his ``hiring freezes'' very seriously, or he was never serious about scaling back the bureaucracy in the first place.
Buying on the dips, and scaling back during the market peak has really allowed them to take advantage of this extremely volatile market.
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.
He would have gladly forgone the $28 million contract in the interest of a better-functioning city, and made up the lost revenue by scaling back on waste and corruption.