Example sentences for: interest-rate

How can you use “interest-rate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But this economy seems so strong that the danger of having the boom killed by inflation--which would eventually lead to very sharp interest-rate hikes-- feels more powerful than the danger of having the boom killed by a slowdown.

  • Keynes therefore understood perfectly well that a low interest-rate policy requires an accommodating central bank.

  • Analysts attribute the sell-off to tax incentives arriving with the new year and to heightened fears of an interest-rate hike when the Federal Reserve Board meets on Feb. 1. The NYT and Post lead with President Clinton's announcement that he will nominate Alan Greenspan for a fourth four-year term as chairman of the Fed.

  • The interest rate that most journalists have in mind when they talk about "interest-rate concerns" is not the interest rate that you see at the bottom of that bug in the corner of the CNBC screen.

  • But one of the odd things about this most recent sell-off is that, with the exception of banks (which are always hit hard by interest-rate worries), the hardest-hit companies were those companies whose profit prospects will be the least hurt by a fed-funds hike.

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