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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 list includes postponing raises, delaying hiring new employees, reducing conservation program funds, scaling back on low-income energy assistance, cutting back on tree trimming and shortening public hours at EWEB offices.
For many small and mid-sized companies, survival means scaling back and reducing overhead.
At a time when most companies are scaling back such investments, Intel's $2 billion investment in the new Leixlip, Ireland, facility that will produce the chips demonstrates the chip maker's confidence of a rebound in PC spending within two years.
The first trend is that members' companies are scaling back the priority and the financial commitments for e-commerce.
Unable to tour heavily, she was resigned to scaling back her career when she received an unexpected boost from her idol, veteran guitarist Rory Block.
This scaling back "works" in terms of making it feasible to manage two paid jobs along with the "job" at home, but can end up damaging a women's long-term career attainment.
"Scaling back and reducing EOS in scope isn't really the answer because you have to go after this from an entirely different point of view to solve the problem."
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.