Short-Term Interest Rate

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Short-Term Interest Rate

The interest rate on a loan or other obligation with a maturity of less than one year. A commonly followed short-term interest rate is the rate on a Treasury bill. Short-term interest rates are also called money market rates.
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Due to uncertainty over how much short term interest rates may rise, making a forecast of 1995 earnings is premature.
Option One's NIMs issued in 2000 have much faster principal returns than those issued in 1999, citing dramatic declines in short term interest rates and slower-than-expected prepayment rates on underlying mortgage loans as factors.
The result will be less variability of CRIIMI MAE's earnings when short term interest rates change.
First, interest rate caps are in place, which will help to limit the downside impact on earnings if short term interest rates continue to rise.
Over the past 10 months short term interest rates have doubled, half of that change occurring in the fourth quarter.

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