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Libor versus Prime Rate

See Also: LIBOR Prime Lending Rate Interest Expense Interest Rate Swaps Federal Funds Rate Libor versus Prime Rate The London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor) and the US Prime Rate are both benchmark interest rates. Both rates are used as reference rates for various lending and borrowing transactions. (For current and historical rates, see the links

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Fixed Interest Rate vs Floating Interest Rate

See Also: Effective Rate of Interest Calculation What is Compound Interest When is Interest Rate Not as Important in Selecting a Loan? Nominal Interest Rate Interest Rate Swaps Fixed Interest Rate vs Floating Interest Rate A loan can have a fixed interest rate or a floating interest rate. If the loan has a fixed interest

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Federal Funds Rate Definition

See Also: Interest Rate Swaps LIBOR Interest Rate Definition Interest Rate Risk Prime Lending Rate Libor versus Prime Rate Interest Rate in Selecting Loan Federal Funds Rate Definition The federal funds rate definition, or fed funds rate, is the target interest rate for overnight lending and borrowing transactions between banks. The Federals Open-Market Committee (FOMC)

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Basis Points

See Also: Accounts Payable Margin vs Markup Collateralized Debt Obligations Are You Collecting Business Data? Benchmarking A basis point is one hundredth of a percentage point. A single basis point would look like this: 0.01%. Fifty basis points is a half a percentage point: 0.50%. 100 basis points equal one percentage point: 1.00%. When To Use Basis

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Libor vs Prime Rate

Interesting article in the April 23rd Wall Street Journal on page C1 highlighting the divergence of Libor from U.S. Prime Rate. Let’s dive into what the difference between Libor vs Prime Rate is. What’s the Difference Between Libor vs Prime Rate? Libor has been increasing while the Prime Rate has been dropping. You need to

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