net interest margin

Definition

The dollar difference between interest income and interest expenses, usually expressed as a percentage of average earning assets.

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The net interest margin was always expressed as a percentage and that was really important to us and our partners.

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Sally saw that the net interest margin between her various investments was leaning heavily toward interest feels and she sought a plan with a greater return.

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My net interest margin numbers were great. My debts graphs were very low. I did not make an optimal decision, because interest expenses were greater than the amount of returns generated by investments. Read more: http://www.investopedia.com/terms/n/netinterestmargin.asp#ixzz3YiHxL5K9 Follow us: @Investopedia on Twitter

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