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Benchmark interest rate

The minimum 

Interest

 rate investors will 

Accept

 for investing in a non-Treasury security. In general, this is the 

Yield

 that is being earned on the most recent on-the-run 

Treasury

 security of similar maturityplus a premium. slso called 

Base interest rate

.



Related Terms: 12

Accept

,

Base interest rate

,

Base

,

Call

,

ECU

,

Interest

,

Interest rate

,

Maturity

,

SEC

,

Treasury

,

Vesting

,

Yield


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Starting With: B


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Allowance for depreciation

,

Adjustable rate

,

Accrual of discount

,

Accrued interest

,

Agency security

,

Amortization of premium

,

Asset-backed security

,

At par

,

All or any part

,

At best

,

At call

,

Adjustable rate preferred stock

,

All-risks coverage

,

At risk

,

Add-on service

,

Abstract of title

,

Accept

,

Action to quiet title

,

As is

,

Assignment to creditors

,

Attorney in fact

,

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

,

Advance rate

,

Annual Percentage Rate

,

Applicable federal rate

,

Assignment of mortgage

,

A shares

,

At the money

,

Absorption rate

,

Across the board

,

Additional paid-in capital

,

Alternative Minimum Tax

,

Against the box

,

At the bell

,

At the close

,

At the figure

,

At the full

,

At the market

,

At the opening order

,

Away from the market

,

Accredited investor

,

Angel investor

,

Below the line

,

Books of final entry

,

Books of original entry

,

Burn rate

,

Banking Act of 1933

,

Balloon maturity

,

Benchmark interest rate

,

Bid-to-cover ratio

,

Bond equivalent yield

,

Book-entry security

,

Bureau of Public Debt

,

Brought over the wall

,

Buying on margin

,

Buy on close

,

Buy on opening

,

Buy the book

,

Balance of payments

,

Bank Rate

,

Base interest rate

,

Base period

,

Base-year analysis

,

Board of Governors

,

Breaking the syndicate

,

Bill of exchange

,

Bill of sale

,

Breach of trust

,

By the book

,

Base rate

,

Blended rate

,

Broker loan rate

,

B shares

,

Broad-base index

,

Break-even tax rate

,

Base

,

Breadth-of-market theory

,

Beat the gun

,

Capitalized interest

,

Cost Of Goods Sold

,

Cost of sales

,

Compound interest

,

Cabinet security

,

Call

,

Call date

,

Called away

,

Called bond

,

Call price

,

Call protection

,

Call risk

,

Certificate of Participation

,

Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures

,

Conversion premium

,

Convertible security

,

Coupon rate

,

Coupon yield

,

Current maturity

,

Current production rate

,

Current yield

,

Call money rate

,

Code of procedure

,

Capitalization of income

,

Capitalization rate

,

Cap rate

,

Civilian unemployment rate

,

Cost of Living Adjustment

,

Cost-of-living index

,

Council of Economic Advisers

,

Chasing the market

,

Cheapest to deliver

,

Chicago Board of Trade

,

Cost-of-living rider

,

Certificate of stock

,

Cost of carry

,

Certificate of title

,

Contract for deed

,

Cancellation of debt

,

Certificate of Claim

,

Consumer interest

,

Cost of debt capital

,

Cost of funds

,

C shares

,

Call option

,

Call ratio backspread

,

Call swaption

,

Class of options

,

Close to the money

,

Covered call

,

Certificate of Occupancy

,

Cloud on title

,

Cash or Deferred Arrangement

,

Cliff vesting

,

Class A Shares

,

Class B Shares

,

Crash of 1929

,

Crash of 1987

,

Coefficient of determination

,

Certificate of delivery

,

Close a position

,

Cornering the market

,

Curbs in

,

Deposit in transit

,

Date of issue

,

Date of payment

,

Deferred interest bond

,

Digested security

,

Droplock security

,

Division of Enforcement

,

Division of Investment Management

,

Division of Market Regulation

,

Date of record

,

Dividend in arrears

,

Dividend rate

,

Desk (the)

,

Discount rate

,

Division of labor

,

Derivative security

,

Doing business as

,

Durable Power of Attorney

,

Date of maturity

,

Debtor in possession

,

Debtor-in-possession financing

,

Deed of Release

,

Deed of Trust

,

Discharge of bankruptcy

,

Discharge of lien

,

Due-on-sale clause

,

Deep in the money

,

Deep out of the money

,

Deed of Surrender

,

Department of Housing and Urban Development

,

Distressed security

,

Dogs of the Dow

,

Depth of market

,

Discount yield

,

Effective annual interest rate

,

Eurodollar certificate of deposit

,

Exact interest

,

Equity risk premium

,

Escrowed to maturity

,

Exchangeable security

,

Exempt security

,

Either-or order

,

ECU

,

Exchange rate

,

Earned surplus

,

Earnings yield

,

Economic growth rate

,

E-mini

,

Exchange for futures

,

Exchange for physical

,

Exchange of spot

,

Effective tax rate

,

Ex-all

,

Explicit interest

,

Earned benefit

,

Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974

,

Ethical investing

,

Earned income tax credit

,

First In First Out

,

First call date

,

Flat yield curve

,

Flight to quality

,

Floating-rate bond

,

Flow of funds

,

Federal Call

,

Fill or kill

,

Floating exchange rate

,

Foreign exchange rate

,

Forward exchange rate

,

Forward P/E

,

Factors of production

,

Favorable balance of trade

,

Federal Reserve Discount Rate

,

Fee-for-service

,

Fixed premium

,

Form S-1

,

Floating security

,

Fixed rate

,

Fixed-rate loan

,

Fixed-Rate Mortgage

,

Floating rate

,

Forward interest rate

,

Forward Rate Agreement

,

Family of funds

,

Fund of funds

,

Free right of exchange

,

Formula investing

,

General Obligation Bond

,

Graduated security

,

General account

,

General Securities Representative Examination

,

G-7

,

General Accounting Office

,

General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

,

G-8

,

General lien

,

General mortgage

,

Graduated vesting

,

Gather in the stops

,

Green investing

,

High yield

,

Hart-Scott-Rodino Act of 1976

,

Hit the bid

,

House call

,

House of issue

,

Holder in due course

,

Home equity line of credit

,

Historical yield

,

Hammering the market

,

Held at the opening

,

Holding the market

,

Home run

,

Interest-bearing

,

In escrow

,

Inflation-indexed security

,

Interest rate collar

,

Interest rate risk

,

Interest rate swap

,

Inverted yield curve

,

Investment security

,

In-house

,

Investment Advisor Act of 1940

,

Investment Company Act of 1940

,

Indicated yield

,

In line

,

Inflation rate

,

Interest rate futures

,

Interbank Rate

,

Insurable interest

,

Insurance premium

,

Insider Trading sanctions Act of 1984

,

Interest

,

Interest expense

,

Internal Rate of Return

,

Investor relations

,

Indication of interest

,

In intestacy

,

Inter vivos trust

,

Imputed interest

,

Interest deduction

,

Interest-only loan

,

Interest rate

,

Interest rate cap

,

Interest rate ceiling

,

Interest rate floor

,

In play

,

In-process research and development

,

Interest rate option

,

I/O strip

,

Inchoate interest

,

Interest-only strip

,

In-service withdrawal

,

Imbalance of orders

,

In and out

,

Individual investor

,

Institutional investor

,

In sympathy

,

In the tank

,

Jumping the gun

,

Joint will

,

Last In First Out

,

Lender of last resort

,

Law of one price

,

Letter security

,

Lending at a rate

,

Limit-on-close order

,

Law of demand

,

Law of supply

,

London Inter-Bank Offer Rate

,

Level premium insurance

,

Letter of comment

,

Living will

,

Line of credit

,

Loan-to-cost

,

Loan-to-value

,

Lock-in

,

Leading the market

,

Locked in

,

Long-term gain or loss

,

Level I quotes

,

Marketable security

,

Maturity

,

Maturity date

,

Maturity gap

,

Maturity value

,

Minimum yield

,

Minus yield

,

Mortgage-backed security

,

Mortgage pass-through security

,

Maintenance call

,

Make a market

,

Margin call

,

Margin rate

,

Market on close order

,

Mark-to-market

,

Minimum maintenance

,

Medium of exchange

,

Marginal propensity to consume

,

Most distant month

,

Market rate

,

Minimum payment

,

Money at call

,

Mortgage interest deduction

,

Mortgage rate

,

Minimum distribution

,

Mill rate

,

Minimum fluctuation

,

Most active

,

Net interest margin

,

Non-cash expense

,

Non-financial asset

,

Negotiable certificate of deposit

,

Negotiable Order of Withdrawal

,

Negative yield curve

,

Negotiable security

,

Nominal rate

,

Non-callable

,

Non-callable bond

,

Non-interest-bearing note

,

Normal yield curve

,

Notice of Sale

,

National Association of Securities Dealers

,

National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations system

,

No limit order

,

No quote

,

Non-cumulative preferred

,

Non-equity option

,

No-Fault

,

No-Action Letter

,

Non-compete agreement

,

Non-disclosure agreement

,

No-lien affidavit

,

Non-conforming loan

,

Non-revolving credit card

,

Notice of Default

,

No-load

,

Non-resident alien tax

,

Naked call

,

Non-qualified stock option

,

Non-statutory stock option

,

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

,

Non-investment property

,

Non-contributory plan

,

Non-insured plan

,

Non-qualified retirement plan

,

No-load stock

,

No book

,

Nonaccredited investor

,

Off the books

,

Office of Thrift Supervision

,

Ordinary interest

,

Out-of-favor

,

Over-the-Counter

,

On-floor order

,

On margin

,

Or better

,

Operating rate

,

Open interest

,

Opinion of title

,

On account

,

On-the-spot loan

,

Option premium

,

Out of the money

,

On-balance volume

,

On close

,

On open

,

On the opening

,

Pooling of interests

,

Pre-depreciation profit

,

Pre-tax profit margin

,

Pass-through coupon rate

,

Payment-in-kind security

,

Positive yield curve

,

Premium bond

,

Premium over bond value

,

Premium over conversion value

,

Price Value of a Basis Point

,

Provisional call feature

,

Payment for order flow

,

P&L

,

Provision for income taxes

,

Pre-existing conditions

,

Premium raid

,

Pour-over will

,

Power of Attorney

,

Personal interest

,

Prepaid interest

,

Prime rate

,

Prioritization of debt

,

Projected maturity date

,

Prime rate fund

,

Premium income

,

Paid-in capital

,

Paid-in surplus

,

Passive investor

,

Pre-syndicate bid

,

Private Investment in Public Equity

,

Preservation of capital

,

Painting the tape

,

Plus tick

,

Plus tick rule

,

Put/call ratio

,

Qualified institutional investor

,

Retention rate

,

Return of capital

,

Return on Capital

,

Return on Invested Capital

,

Return on Total Assets

,

Run rate

,

Real interest rate

,

Rate covenant

,

Registered security

,

Remaining maturity

,

Residual security

,

Restricted security

,

Reading the tape

,

Regulation D

,

Regulation G

,

Regulation T

,

Regulation U

,

Round of funding

,

Rules of Fair Practice

,

Rate of exchange

,

Reciprocal of European terms

,

Real economic growth rate

,

Regulation A

,

Right of first refusal

,

Right of rescission

,

Right to Know

,

Rate-improvement

,

Rate lock

,

Renegotiable rate

,

Revolving line of credit

,

Right of recourse

,

Rule of 78

,

Right of redemption

,

Required Minimum Distribution

,

Retirement Equity Act of 1984

,

Risk premium

,

Return on Capital Employed

,

Rate of return

,

Real rate of return

,

Retail investor

,

SEC filing

,

Selling, General and Administrative Expenses

,

SG&A

,

Sight letter of credit

,

Simple interest

,

S&L

,

SEC

,

Spot rate

,

Stamped security

,

SEC fee

,

Securities Investor Protection Corporation

,

Segregation of securities

,

Sell plus

,

Sell the book

,

Savings rate

,

Standard of living

,

Swap rate

,

Second-to-die insurance

,

Single-premium life insurance

,

Short interest

,

Short interest ratio

,

Statute of Limitations

,

Satisfaction of debt

,

Security interest

,

Security loan

,

Senior security

,

Start rate

,

Staggered board of directors

,

Socially conscious investing

,

Selling the spread

,

Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees

,

Single-Premium Deferred Annuity

,

Social Security

,

Social Security Tax

,

Security analysis

,

Selling short against the box

,

Shorting against the box

,

S Corporation

,

Short-term gain or loss

,

Standard mileage rate

,

Subchapter M

,

Subchapter S Corporation

,

Schedule C

,

Securities Act of 1933

,

Securities Acts Amendments of 1975

,

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

,

Seek a market

,

Small investor

,

Sophisticated investor

,

S&P phenomenon

,

Times interest earned

,

T-Bill

,

Term to maturity

,

Treasury auction

,

Treasury Bill

,

Treasury Bond

,

Treasury Direct

,

Treasury Inflation-Protected Security

,

Treasury Note

,

Trust-preferred security

,

Take a position

,

Trailing P/E

,

Treasury

,

Treasury Stock

,

Tenancy by the entirety

,

Teaser rate

,

Treasury index

,

Truth in Lending

,

Tenancy at will

,

Top hat plan

,

The Street

,

Timing the market

,

Taxable wage base

,

Tax base

,

Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997

,

Tax Reform Act of 1986

,

Tax Reform Act of 1993

,

Take a bath

,

U.S. Government Agency Security

,

U.S. Savings Bond

,

U.S. Treasury

,

U.S. Treasury Bill

,

U.S. Treasury Bond

,

U.S. Treasury Note

,

U.S. Treasury Securities

,

Unemployment rate

,

Underlying security

,

Unearned interest

,

Uncovered call

,

Unit of trade

,

Unit of trading

,

Variable rate

,

Vanishing premium policy

,

Vesting

,

Vesting period

,

Value investing

,

With interest

,

Waiver of premium

,

W-2 Form

,

W formation

,

When, as, and if issued

,

X or XD

,

Year-To-Date

,

Yield

,

Yield burning

,

Yield curve

,

Yield elbow

,

Yield spread

,

Yield to call

,

Yield to maturity

,

Yield to worst

,

Y shares

,

Zero-base budgeting

,

Zero-plus tick


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