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discount,

in banking and investment, fee for lending money, which the banker deducts from the loan when it is given. Thus, with a $1,000 loan at a 6% discount, the borrower receives $940 and repays $1,000. Unlike a discount, interestinterest,
charge for the use of credit or money, usually figured as a percentage of the principal and computed annually. Simple interest is computed annually on the principal.
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 is paid periodically. Central banks, as in the U.S. Federal Reserve SystemFederal Reserve System,
central banking system of the United States. Established in 1913, it began to operate in Nov., 1914. Its setup, although somewhat altered since its establishment, particularly by the Banking Act of 1935, has remained substantially the same.
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, charge a discount when lending notes to member banks. Such a fee is often called a rediscount. When bills of exchange are cashed in advance, a percentage is discounted from the price they would bring at maturity. When securities are sold at less than par, they are said to be sold at a discount. Trade discount is a deduction from the list price. Discounts from transportation rates are called rebates. Certain banks specializing in banks' and bankers' acceptances, U.S. Treasury certificates of indebtedness, U.S. bonds approaching maturity, U.S. Treasury bills, and other high-quality, short-term credit obligations call themselves discount corporations.

discount

[′dis‚kau̇nt]
(industrial engineering)
A reduction from the gross amount, price, or value.

discount

1. at a discount
a. below the regular price
b. (of share values) below par
c. held in low regard; not sought after or valued
2. offering or selling at reduced prices
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So you've got a very strong level of coverage on the component of the book that is delinquent, and the bit that isn't covered is more than 100 per cent covered by the discounted value of the property that supports it," he said.
From the previously cited literature about the discounted value of rewards by participants grouped as low weight, overweight, and obesity, it is possible to conceptualize a continuum of impulsive behavior correlated with a continuum of body weight by looking at the correlation between the discounting value of a given reward and a measure of body weight, like BMI.
Nevertheless, the IRS argued that the full $29.9 million premium advance was a gift, not just the discounted value.
We define fundamental values of a college degree and a high school diploma as their corresponding net present discounted values. We use lifetime earnings of college graduates, tuition costs, and opportunity costs of going to college to estimate a net present discounted value of a college degree, and lifetime earnings of high school graduates to estimate a net present discounted value of a high school diploma.
In a nutshell, regardless of the presumed value of an asset, through the use of valuation discounts, such assets may be treated as having a substantially discounted value for gift and estate tax purposes--the exact amount of the discount depending on the particular asset being valued.
The Hardwick apartments are part of the affordable housing scheme as they are sold at 25% discounted value, subject to criteria set by Durham County Council making the two bedroom two bathroom apartments PS97,500.
This early retiree faces an actuarial penalty for retiring early, putting the present discounted value of his or her pension at $76,731--less than it would have been without retiree health insurance.
The discounted value of the goods was $0.369 million, which was also confirmed by Huawei Technologies that a discount of 98.4 percent was given to PTCL.
The deal is valued at USD3.75bn in cash and assumption of liabilities for future abandonment costs of the properties, with a discounted value of USD1.5bn.
The evaluation of the project only with a decision tree gives: Node Phase 3 Discounted value 33.68 =0.92*41/1.12 date 3 NPV date 3 31.68 = 33.68-2 Node Phase 2 Discounted value 12.36 =0.77*33.68/1.126 date 2 NPV date 2 2.36 = 12.36-10 Node Phase 1 Discounted value 1.22 =0.65*2.36/1.122 date 1 NPV date 1 -1.78 = 1.22-3
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43 of the report.) The present discounted value of the unfunded obligations of the Medicare system is $27.2 trillion, nearly twice the national debt (see page 238).