loan loan  /ˈloʊn/


  1. (n) the temporary provision of money (usually at interest)
  2. (n) a word borrowed from another language; e.g. `blitz' is a German word borrowed into modern English
  3. (v) give temporarily; let have for a limited time



  1. Wells Fargo stock has been on a tear, but billions in possible loan losses could weigh heavily on the share price.
  2. Roubini predicts 17% of those loans will go bad as developers hit the skids.
  3. Of all the troubles threatening American bankers, none is more controversial or potentially explosive than their overseas loans.


  1. New-Issue Leveraged Loan Yields Rise Amid High Yield Tremors

    The leveraged loan market's recent cooling has given some relief to long-suffering institutional investors, who have seen yields on new-issue loans slide noticeably over the past year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Loan literacy — Loan options discussed in repayment workshops

    The Student Union Building Gold Room hosted the first of five student loan repayment workshops Tuesday evening, hoping to give seniors with student loans a break on repayment stress. Richard Wilson, a senior graduating in ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Argonaut

  3. Home Loan Rate Quote Tool Now Available On's new home loan rate quote tool helps borrowers to find the best rates for their home purchase loans and refinances. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "Democratic leaders say their legislation will grow the economy," Jindal said. "What it will do is grow the government, increase our taxes down the line, and saddle future generations with debt. Who among us would ask our children for a loan,...
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Bobby Jindal Source: CNN

  2. "I would order the secretary of Treasury to immediately buy up the bad home-loan mortgages in America and renegotiate at the new value of those homes," McCain said tonight during their second debate, a town hall-style forum at Belmont University...
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Bloomberg

  3. "Because when credit is available again, that young family can finally buy a new home," Obama explained. "And then some company will hire workers to build it. And then those workers will have money to spend, and if they can get a loan too,...
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: TPMCafé (blog)

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