See also dues and payment; economics; money.
1. the acknowledgment of a bill of exchange, in writing across the back, binding the acceptor to make payment.
2. the bill so endorsed.
a statistician of an insurance company who calculates risks and premiums.
1. the exchange rate between the currencies of different nations.
2. the fee paid to effect an exchange of currency. See also agiotage.
the business of trading or speculating in foreign exchange. Also called agio.
the paying off of a debt in equal installments composed of gradually changing amounts of principal and interest.
an investment that bears a fixed return yearly, for a fixed period or for the life of the recipient.
the treasury, especially of a college. See also learning.
cambistry. —cambist, n.
1. a dealer in bills of exchange.
2. a handbook