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Speed

1. In mortgage-backed securities, the estimated rate at which homeowners will pay off the underlying mortgages of an MBS. The equivalent of the coupon on a mortgage-backed security is a percentage of the interest and principal paid on the mortgages backing the security. A risk associated with mortgage-backed securities is that too many homeowners will pay off their mortgages with too much speed, depriving the holder of the MBS from future interest payments.
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The industry that far outperformed the others in promptness was automotive, where 57 percent of the companies received an A grade.
Power said its research indicated, "Customers calling the Delta Premium Sales and Service team rated them particularly well on the automated phone system, as well as on their representatives' courtesy, knowledge and concern; timeliness of resolution; and promptness in speaking to the representative.
Promptness is somewhat less important than accessibility and honesty, but it deserves consideration.
The mechanism will provide a platform for expanding areas of coordination to develop an appropriate initiative for the handling of regular regional and international issues in a spirit of promptness and efficient interaction.
It is often said that civic associations sprout like mushrooms after the rain, when there is a reason for it but recently they surpassed every norm according to the promptness and number with which they appear, says Goce Trpkovski for Nova Makedonija.
Minister of Justice Ghazi al-Aghbari affirmed Sunday the importance the government has for commercial judiciary and its concern to improve it in a way to ensure promptness in dealing with raised cases as well as issuance of verdicts thereof in a timely manner to prove for litigants ability and impartiality of the Yemeni judiciary.
The reason for annulment of many laws, according to Kadriu, is because they cannot follow the uncontrolled promptness and without expert consultation.
As we seem to read so many complaints about one thing or another, I thought it's time to pay compliments now and then when such promptness is shown.
Also I am grateful to the consultant, Mr Berrill, as all was done in such promptness.
5 : showing ease and promptness <a ready smile>
It also mentioned the government's target of generating 10% of electricity from renewable sources by 2010, which highlighted the need for promptness in any challenges.
The Nexans project has already won accolades from Enmar, a 100% subsidiary of ENKA Construction from Turkey as the project developer and contractor, for the quality and promptness of delivery, and for the level of technical support provided," said Nexans' Airport Infrastructure Business Segment Manager, Paolo Pieri.