COMPTROLLER Definition

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COMPTROLLER is the misspelling of the word CONTROLLER caused by confusion in the root of the word in French and Latin. Comptroller is sometimes used within titles in the government, e.g. Comptroller of the Currency.

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VARIABLE INTEREST RATE is an interest rate that moves up and down based on the changes of an underlying interest rate index, e.g. a credit card might have a variable rate that is a certain spread over the prime rate.

VALUES is the beliefs of a person, corporation or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something), e.g. corporations formalize their ideals through publication of 'Corporate Values'.

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