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Savings Rate

Savings Rate What is a 'Savings Rate' A savings rate is the amount of money, expressed as a percentage or ratio, that a person deducts from his disposable personal income to set aside as a


DefinitionBailment describes a legal relationship in common law where physical possession of personal property, or a chattel, is transferred from one person to another person who subsequentl

Backup Line

Backup Line What is 'Backup Line' A line of credit used by a bank to cover any issue of commercial paper for which financing from new paper may not be available. A backup line of credit ef

Baltic Dry Index

DefinitionThe Baltic Dry Index, is issued daily by the London-based Baltic Exchange. The BDI is a composite of the Capesize, Panamax and Supramax Timecharter Averages. It is reported around

Back-To-Back Letters Of Credit

Back-To-Back Letters Of Credit What are 'Back-To-Back Letters Of Credit' Back-to-back letters of credit consist of two letters of credit (LCs) used together to finance a transaction. A bac


DefinitionNormal backwardation, also sometimes called backwardation, is the market condition wherein the price of a commodities' forward or futures contract is trading below the expected spo

Back-Of-The-Envelope Calculation

Back-Of-The-Envelope Calculation What is 'Back-Of-The-Envelope Calculation' An informal mathematical computation, often performed on a scrap of paper such as an envelope. A back-of-the-env


Cambrist What is 'Cambrist' An individual who is deemed to have above-average knowledge of the foreign exchange market. A cambrist can relate to anyone who deals with currencies and foreig

Back-to-Back Commitment

Back-to-Back Commitment What is 'Back-to-Back Commitment' A commitment to make a second take-out loan that piggybacks another loan. With a back-to-back commitment, once the terms of the fi

Callable Swap

Callable Swap What is 'Callable Swap' An exchange of cash flows in which one counterparty makes payments based on a fixed interest rate, the other counterparty makes payments based on a fl
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