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  • London Interbank Offered Rate (loan interest rate)

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  • Gross said the firm has a short position in short-term LIBOR bank-related swaps, one component of the government related category that also comprises agency bonds, interest-rate swaps, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, Treasury futures and options and corporate securities guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Gross said earlier this month that the firm has a short position in short-term LIBOR bank-related swaps, one component of the government related category that also comprises agency bonds, interest-rate swaps, Treasury Inflation Protected Securities, or TIPS, Treasury futures and options and corporate securities guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • The interest rate swap increased interest expenses $600,000 in the first quarter and this is because of a drop in interest rate and specifically short term LIBOR during the quarter.

    China Stocks News and Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • The weighted average interest rate on the line of credit borrowings, which is based on a spread over short-term LIBOR, was 0. 85%.

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  • Net interest expense of 76 million decreased mainly due to lower short-term LIBOR and EURIBOR rates.

    Healthcare Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • As you could see, while short term LIBOR rates, 30 and 90 days, have dropped by approximately 50\% to roughly 2. 5\% and 2. 8\%, respectively, from a year ago, spreads relative to the Federal Reserve target rate are well above historical norms, 46 basis points and 79 basis points, respectively.

    Financial Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • If confidence is returning to the credit markets, the spread between the two numbers should begin to narrow as the banks 'rate - known by the acronym LIBOR - falls.

    Yahoo! Buzz US: Top Stories

  • Ordinary people have some idea what the once obscure term LIBOR means, according to a piece on Bloomberg.

    David Galbraith's Blog

  • We believe the fourth quarter interest expense on the acquisition borrowing should rise approximately $12 million in the December reporting period reflecting a full quarter of outstanding debt and to a lesser extent the modest increase in short-term LIBOR rates experienced in the current quarter.

    SeekingAlpha.com: Home Page

  • He can't give you an exact number, but he can tell you, for instance, it might be what's called LIBOR plus two percentage points.

    CNN Transcript Dec 13, 2008

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