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Interest

• Is either the interest rate or the income from a credit instrument.

• The return paid on debt financing. Interest income is taxable in the hands of the investor at their personal marginal tax rate. Interest expense is usually a tax-deductible expense of the corporate borrower.

• The charge for the privilege of borrowing money, usually expressed as an annual percentage rate.

• The price paid for borrowing money. It is expressed as a percentage rate over a period of time and reflects the rate of exchange of present consumption for future consumption. Also, a share or title in property.

 
 

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 Embedded terms in definition
 Annual percentage rate
Credit
Debt financing
Debt
Exchange
Future
Income
Interest rate
Investor
Marginal tax rate
Marginal
Return
Share
Time
Title
 
 Referenced Terms
 1099 int: Is a form that reports Interest payments made to the taxpayer to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

 1099 oid: Is a form that reports Original Issue Discounts, which are a form of Interest payment, to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

 Accrual bond: A bond on which Interest accrues, but is not paid to the investor during the time of accrual. The amount of accrued interest is added to the remaining principal of the bond and is paid at maturity.

 Accrued interest: Is the amount of Interest which has accumulated since the last coupon interest payment. It is the amount of interest which the holder is entitled but is not due until the payment date. The buyer pays the seller of the bond the accrued interest.The accumulated coupon Interest earned but not yet paid to the seller of a bond by the buyer (unless the bond is in default).Interest due from issue or from the last coupon date to the present on an interest-bearing security. The buyer of the security pays the quoted dollar price plus accrued interest.

 Accrued interest: Is the amount of Interest which has accumulated since the last coupon interest payment. It is the amount of interest which the holder is entitled but is not due until the payment date. The buyer pays the seller of the bond the accrued interest.The accumulated coupon Interest earned but not yet paid to the seller of a bond by the buyer (unless the bond is in default).Interest due from issue or from the last coupon date to the present on an interest-bearing security. The buyer of the security pays the quoted dollar price plus accrued interest.

 
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Accrued interest
Amortizing interest rate swap
Base interest rate
Benchmark interest rate
Capitalized interest
Cash flow after interest and taxes
Compound interest
Compounded interest
Covered interest arbitrage
Earnings before interest and taxes
Effective annual interest rate
Effective interest rate international context
Equilibrium rate of interest
Forward interest rate
Future value interest factor
Future value interest factor for an annuity
Gross interest
Guaranteed investment interest contract
Indication of interest
Interest calculations and related formulas
Interest compounded annually
Interest compounded continuously
Interest coverage
Interest coverage ratio
Interest coverage test
Interest discounted annually present value of reversion
Interest discounted continuously
Interest equalization tax
Interest equivalent factor
Interest impact on accumulation of 1 per period
Interest impact on instalment to amortize or amortization
Interest impact on present value of ordinary annuity of 1 per period
Interest impact on sinking fund factor
Interest on interest
Interest only
Interest only strip
Interest payments
Interest rate
Interest rate agreement
Interest rate buydowns
Interest rate cap
Interest rate ceiling
Interest rate exposure
Interest rate floor
Interest rate on debt
Interest rate parity theorem
Interest rate risk
Interest rate risk management
Interest rate swap
Interest subsidy
Interest tax shield
Minority interest
Net interest margin
Nominal interest rate
Nominal interest rate international context
Nominal rate of interest
Open interest
Present value interest factor
Present value interest factor for an annuity
Rate of interest
Real interest rate
Real rate of interest
Short interest
Simple interest
Spot interest rate
Stated annual interest rate
Swap interest rate
Term structure of interest rates
Term structure of interest rates and volatility
Times interest covered
Times interest earned ratio
True interest cost

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