purchasing power

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1. The value of money, as measured by the quantity and quality of products and services it can buy. also called buying power.
2. The dollar value of additional marginable securities that a customer may purchase against the existing marginable securities in an account.

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We had a lot of purchasing power and could afford to get anything we wanted and sell it at our store.

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The purchasing power had increased for us as the cost of the resource being sold had decreased which was pivotal for us.

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To obtain a conventional loan in the United States of America, an individual or couple will need approximately ten percent to put down. However, ten percent is money many people cannot afford; and as a result, itïs affecting the purchasing power of homeowners.

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