lending lending  /ˈlɛn dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) disposing of money or property with the expectation that the same thing (or an equivalent) will be returned

Usage(s):

  1. Peer-to-peer lending is the would-be Web 2.
  2. When it came to lending between banks and the commercial paper market, the economists pointed to a shift toward shorter-term lending.
  3. One of the more remarkable aspects of Chinese government efforts to fend off the global economic downturn has been a surge in lending.

News

  1. Lending a helping hand

    Entertainment Lending a helping hand Local actors are taking the stage Thursday to benefit a local family who lost everything they own when their home burned down. Krystle Wagner Grand Haven Township Jun 12, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); The Grand Haven High School drama club will perform in the school’s Performing Arts Center to raise money for ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  2. First Online Lending Conference to Feature Many of the World’s Leading P2P and Online Lending Experts

    Inaugural LendIt online lending conference featuring Lending Club, Prosper Marketplace, and other influential innovators, on Thursday, June 20th. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Lenditconf/04/prweb10822306.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Sprott Resource Lending Corp. announces launch of toll-free information hotline in connection with its arrangement ...

    Sprott Resource Lending Corp. announces launch of toll-free information hotline in connection with its arrangement with Sprott Inc.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Brushing aside any doubts, Obama said, "We've put in place a comprehensive strategy designed to attack this crisis on all fronts. It's a strategy to create jobs, to help responsible homeowners, to restart lending, and to grow our economy over the...
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  2. "Some important headwinds -- in particular constrained bank lending and a weak job market -- likely will prevent the expansion from being as robust as we would hope," Mr. Bernanke said.
    on Nov 16, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Wall Street Journal

  3. "For market discipline to be effective, market participants must not expect that lending from the Fed, or any other government support, is readily available," Paulson said in his testimony. "For market discipline to effectively constrain...
    on Jul 11, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Christian Science Monitor

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