Central bank discount rate" provides the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds. "
His emotion was only revealed by the immense sighs he drew, as he solemnly spread his large Bible on the table, and overlaid it with dirty bank-notes from his pocket-book, the produce of the day's transactions.
“Well, we don’t owe the bank money.”
This error is all the more specious when the derived aim has in itself some aesthetic charm, such as belongs to the Stoic idea of playing one's part in a vast drama of things, irrespective of any advantage thereby accruing to any one; somewhat as the miser's passion is rendered a little normal when his eye is fascinated not merely by the figures of a bank account, but by the glitter of the yellow gold.
In addition to the familiar duo ofthe bank robber and the criminal employee—the one bashing through the frontdoor with a shotgun, the other sitting in the back room quietly cooking thebooks—banks now face a third security risk: the adolescent hacker with a PC, amodem, and the ability to access the bank’s computers from a remote site.
Of course, I did not place too much importance on this conversation, and even did my best to put the bank clerk’s mind at rest, he was quite a simple man.
By demanding payment of the bank, the owner of a bank credit would lose this premium.
An extraordinary quantity of paper money of some sort or other, too, such as exchequer notes, navy bills, and bank bills, in England, is generally issued upon such occasions, and, by supplying the place of circulating gold and silver, gives an opportunity of sending a greater quantity of it abroad.
Inside the taxi, K. remembered that he had not noticed the supervisor and the policemen leaving - the supervisor had stopped him noticing the three bank staff and now the three bank staff had stopped him noticing the supervisor.
That spring, whenever possible, K. usually spent his evenings after work - he usually stayed in the office until nine o’clock - with a short walk, either by himself or in the company of some of the bank officials, and then he would go into a pub where he would sit at the regulars’ table with mostly older men until eleven.
But I did explain to you,” said K., and went over to join her by the photographs, “that it wasn’t me who interfered with your photographs; but as you don’t believe me I’ll have to admit that the investigating committee brought along three bank employees with them, one of them must have touched your photographs and as soon as I get the chance I’ll ask to have him dismissed from the bank.
Sure he has a small bank balance somewhere, government sit.
The bank price, or the credit which the bank gives for the deposits of such silver (when made in foreign coin, of which the fineness is well known and ascertained, such as Mexico dollars), is twenty-two guilders the mark; the mint price is about twenty-three guilders, and the market price is from twenty-three guilders six, to twenty-three guilders sixteen stivers, or from two to three per cent.
More digging produced a bank statement and the scraps of a handwritten letter, along with gum, cigarette ashes, candy wrappers and a day-old-issue of USA TODAY.
Probably the best-known story about modern-day bank fraud involves thecomputation of “rounded-off” interest payments.
A severe depression, growing public and external indebtedness, and a bank run culminated in 2001 in the most serious economic, social, and political crisis in the country's turbulent history.
So he told me that I was a womanish sentimentalist, and would never do for business life; and advised me to take the bank-stock and the New Orleans family mansion, and go to writing poetry, and let him manage the plantation.
They were not, so far as I could judge, of any great value, nor did the bank-book show that Mr. Oldacre was in such very affluent circumstances.
Reducing corruption and implementing structural reforms, such as bank restructuring and developing the private sector, will be key to Iraq's economic success.
Unemployment rate: 13% among Saudi males only (local bank estimate; some estimates range as high as 25%) (2004 est.)
Switzerland remains a safehaven for investors, because it has maintained a degree of bank secrecy and has kept up the franc's long-term external value.
Automatic Teller Machines, which replicated all over America during the 1980s, are definitely “access devices,” too, and an attempt to tamper with their punchin codes and plastic bank cards falls directly under Sec.
The bank fund at this time amounted to L.3,375,027 : 17 : 10-1/2, for which was paid an annuity or interest of L.206,501 : 13 : 5.
In 1715, by the first of George I., c. 12, the different taxes which had been mortgaged for paying the bank annuity, together with several others, which, by this act, were likewise rendered perpetual, were accumulated into one common fund, called the aggregate fund, which was charged not only with the payment of the bank annuity, but with several other annuities and burdens of different kinds.
Modern banks are dependent on computer technology,creating new opportunities for fraud and high-tech bank robbery.
They also noticed that afterthe Citibank computer had sent its transfer, the destination bank would repeatthe transaction (by way of confirmation) and in ten seconds would sayTRANSACTION COMPLETED, followed by the destination bank ID.
In the evening he could be seen squatted on the bank rinsing that wrapper in the creek with great care, then spreading it solemnly on a bush to dry.
Interest earned by bank customers was calculated and credited by computer.
Breaking into ATM bank machines?
Daily at three o'clock in the morning the 'camp-engine' started with the 'bank parties.'
As the bank passenger—with an arm drawn through the leathern strap, which did what lay in it to keep him from pounding against the next passenger, and driving him into his corner, whenever the coach got a special jolt—nodded in his place, with half-shut eyes, the little coach-windows, and the coach-lamp dimly gleaming through them, and the bulky bundle of opposite passenger, became the bank, and did a great stroke of business.
And it knows of many a case of the rise of a Temple student that reads like an Arabian Nights’ fancy!—of advance from bookkeeper to editor, from office-boy to bank president, from kitchen maid to school principal, from street-cleaner to mayor!
When a bank discounts to a merchant a real bill of exchange, drawn by a real creditor upon a real debtor, and which, as soon as it becomes due, is really paid by that debtor; it only advances to him a part of the value which he would otherwise be obliged to keep by him unemployed and in ready money, for answering occasional demands.
The advances of the bank paper, by exceeding the quantity of gold and silver which, had there been no such advances, he would have been obliged to keep by him for answering occasional demands, might soon come to exceed the whole quantity of gold and silver which (the commerce being supposed the same) would have circulated in the country, had there been no paper money; and, consequently, to exceed the quantity which the circulation of the country could easily absorb and employ; and the excess of this paper money would immediately have returned upon the bank, in order to be exchanged for gold and silver.
And the small boys on the bank stop and jeer at him, and pitch stones at him as he is pulled along past them, at the rate of four miles an hour, and can’t get out.
The endowment policy, the bank passbook, the certificate of the possession of scrip.
The citizen said nothing only cleared the spit out of his gullet and, gob, he spat a Red bank oyster out of him right in the corner.
The owner of bank money cannot draw out bullion, without producing to the bank receipts for the quantity which he wants.
The sooner it is done the better, Mr. Osborne; them's my sentiments," the wag said; though, when Osborne had left the bank parlour, Mr. Bullock remembered Amelia, and what a pretty girl she was, and how attached to George Osborne; and he gave up at least ten seconds of his valuable time to regretting the misfortune which had befallen that unlucky young woman.
One weekend they hacked into eight of the VAXenand found their way to the Citibank DECNET, an internal bank network linkingthe DEC computers.
Course of dealings in the Scotch banks ib.
Moral requirements may vary from those of a hired gunman to those of a Y.M.C.A. secretary or a bank cashier.
Central bank discount rate: This entry provides the annualized interest rate a country's central bank charges commercial, depository banks for loans to meet temporary shortages of funds.
While Morlock listened dumbly, he began to relate some anecdote about a bank deposit he had himself made which had been credited to the wrong account.
He was going to delve deeply into the accountssection of the system, to the sector where CSA stored confidential informationon individuals: their names, addresses, credit histories, bank loans, creditcard numbers, and so on.
The two guessedthat the bank IDs were the standard Federal Reserve numbers for banks (everybank in America that deals with the Federal Reserve system has a numberassigned to it, as do several European banks).
The large men in white waistcoats who waited at Scape's dinners, greengrocers, bank-porters, and milkmen in their private capacity, left their addresses and ingratiated themselves with the butler.
In 2000, shortcomings in banking regulatory oversight resulted in concerns about the use of financial institutions for money laundering.
M. Charles had suggested to a great bank director that his new bank in the financial district be decorated by Eugene alone, which was eventually done--nine great panels in which he expressed deeply some of his feeling for life.