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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.
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The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Some states have also used proceeds of short-term debt offerings, and occasionally bonds, to cover shortfalls in their general fund accounts, thereby "balancing" those budgets.
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"Nothing is more important than balancing the budget," reasoned President Hoover.
The members acknowledged that the uncertainties in the economic outlook were considerable, but given the ongoing stimulus stemming from earlier casing actions, they agreed that for now an unchanged policy represented an appropriate balancing of the various risks to a satisfactory economic performance.