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  • abbreviation Her (or His) Serene Highness

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  • initialism His Serene Highness, the title of a number of members of the royal family in various countries.
  • initialism Her Serene Highness, the title of a number of members of the royal family in various countries.


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  • Dr Marnette said he refused to sign bail-out packages for state banks such as HSH, which is part-owned by Schleswig Holstein.

    European Tribune 2009

  • "HSH" could become the anthem of the presidential campaign with candidates wearing American Home pins, not flags pandering to patriotism.

    Danny Schechter: In the Shadow of the Wizard of Oz: "Home Sweet Home" 2008

  • For jumbo borrowers, though, higher standards aren't the biggest problem: Rates on those loans averaged 6.8% at the end of last week, according to HSH, meaning the spread between conventional and jumbo rates is nearly a full percentage point -- four times the typical gap.

    Prime Time: 2008

  • Based on this week's average rate, a borrower who takes out a $650,000 loan today would be charged 5.25 percent interest, according to

    Obama administration proposals to reduce federal role in housing market Dina ElBoghdady 2011

  • About three-quarters of the second fund is committed to a trio of investments: Shinsei Bank and German institutions HSH Nordbank AG and Hypo Real Estate Holdings AG.

    Private-Equity Investor J.C. Flowers Could Lose Nearly $48 Million on MF 2011

  • German officials said they saw no reason for any of their banks to take action, even though two, HSH Nordbank and Norddeutsche Landesbank, fell into the "barely passed" category.

    8 banks flunk European stress test; 16 more barely pass 2011

  • The jumbo rates are near the lowest mark since HSH began its count in 1986, and the spread is the lowest since mortgage markets seized up four years ago.

    Sellers Brace for New Mortgage Caps Nick Timiraos 2011

  • Nobody is welcoming a rise in interest rates but it's not enough to kill purchases in the housing market, says Keith Gumbinger of mortgage researcher

    Average 30-year mortgage rate rises past 5% 2011

  • Rates on 30-year fixed-rate jumbos averaged 5.07% last week, compared with 4.62% on government-backed loans, according to financial publisher HSH Associates.

    Sellers Brace for New Mortgage Caps Nick Timiraos 2011

  • "This is a way of saying, 'We are going to also foster low mortgage rates, and if the market isn't interested in buying them, well, we will buy them,' " said Keith Gumbinger, vice president at financial publisher HSH Associates.

    Tossing a Lifeline to Housing Market Nick Timiraos 2011


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