an amount of money loaned at interest by a bank to a borrower, usually on collateral security, for a certain period of time.
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In Bihar, the police said that protesters may not be eligible for government jobs, bank loans and passports.How An Indian Stand Up Comic Found Himself Arrested for a Joke He Didn't Tell | Sonia Faleiro | February 10, 2021 | Time
Crucially, that means businesses can’t access bank loans and individuals must take on all the financial risk of themselves, according to Díaz Castellanos, the consultant.Cuba Is Opening Up Its Economy. But Don't Call It a Shift to Capitalism Just Yet | Ciara Nugent | February 9, 2021 | Time
Federal prosecutors alleged that Stewart, trying to collect federally backed bank loans, provided false tax forms showing his business employed 37 people for a total quarterly payroll of $960,000, when his business actually employed nine people.Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5 Million in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud | by J. David McSwane | February 3, 2021 | ProPublica
So the main alternative to bank loans for business finance these days is private equity.The Facebook antitrust suit is a major assault on entrepreneurs | matthewheimer | January 4, 2021 | Fortune
Rechnitz said the company helps his nursing homes with bank loans, profit and loss statements, and other financial matters.Profit and pain: How California’s largest nursing home chain amassed millions as scrutiny mounted | Debbie Cenziper, Joel Jacobs, Alice Crites, Will Englund | December 31, 2020 | Washington Post
In its article, Roll Call reported that “this may be the first reported unsecured bank loan to a super PAC.”
An old-fashioned bank loan is easy to reserve capital against: your potential loss is the money you loaned out.
The bank loan is made on the farmer's note, generally unsecured, though often secured by a chattel mortgage.Readings in Money and Banking | Chester Arthur Phillips
Stock market collateral loans thus constitute the most perfectly satisfactory sort of bank loan, from the standpoint of liquidity.The Value of Money | Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
What the proportion between the bank loan and the bons de trésor in circulation is I am unable to ascertain.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris | Henry Labouchre
How much would your bank loan the Sullivan Trust Company on its unindorsed paper and at a moment's notice?My Adventures with Your Money | George Graham Rice