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Glossary Term: INTEREST

Definition(s) for INTEREST:


1. ) The cost of borrowing money. Because bonds represent a loan to a company, they receive interest, while stocks represent ownership and so only receive a share of earnings.

2. ) The amount of money a lender loans a borrower to pay for using the borrower's principal.

3. ) Compensation at a specified rate, which is paid for the use of money.

4. ) A fee for the use of money over time It is an expense to the borrower and revenue to the lender Also money earned on a savings account

5. ) a fee charged for the use of money

6. ) The price paid for borrowing money, usually given in percentages and as an annual rate.


See Also:
ACCRUED INTEREST, ASSIGNMENT OF SELLER'S INTEREST IN LAND CONTRACT, BREAK-EVEN INTEREST RATE, CAPITALIZED INTEREST, COMPOUND INTEREST, COMPOUND INTEREST BOND, INTEREST RATE CAP, INTEREST RATE FLOOR, INTEREST RATE RISK (IRR), INTEREST RATE SWAP, NET INTEREST MARGIN, P & I (PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST), SECURITY INTEREST, TERM STRUCTURE OF INTEREST RATES, TIMES INTEREST EARNED, ACCRUED INTEREST


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