**Interest rate** — Finance Financial markets Bond market … Wikipedia

**Real interest rate** — The real interest rate is approximately the nominal interest rate minus the inflation rate (see Fisher equation and below for exact equation). Since the inflation rate over the course of a loan is not known initially, volatility in inflation… … Wikipedia

**negative interest** — condition in which the nominal rebate is lower than the rate of inflation … English contemporary dictionary

**rate** — The cost of debt service paid by a borrower or issuer to a lender or investor. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the amount borrowed. For some notes and bonds that pay interest semiannually, the semiannual interest due to the… … Financial and business terms

**negative amortization** — See: capitalized interest Category: Personal Finance & Retirement Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Buying a House Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 … Law dictionary

**Negative amortization** — In finance, negative amortization, also known as NegAm, deferred interest or graduated payment mortgage, occurs whenever the loan payment for any period is less than the interest charged over that period so that the outstanding balance of the… … Wikipedia

**Interest** — For other uses, see Interest (disambiguation). Interest is a fee paid by a borrower of assets to the owner as a form of compensation for the use of the assets. It is most commonly the price paid for the use of borrowed money,[1] or money earned… … Wikipedia

**Rate of return** — In finance, rate of return (ROR), also known as return on investment (ROI), rate of profit or sometimes just return, is the ratio of money gained or lost (whether realized or unrealized) on an investment relative to the amount of money invested.… … Wikipedia

**Negative income tax** — Part of a series on Government Public finance … Wikipedia

**Negative Gap** — A situation where a bank s interest sensitive liabilities exceed its interest sensitive assets. A negative gap is not necessarily a bad thing, because if interest rates decline, the bank s liabilities would get repriced at lower interest rates… … Investment dictionary