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Net

The gain or loss on a security sale as measured by the selling price of a security less the adjusted cost of acquisition.

Net

Profit or loss on a transaction. For example, in the sale of an asset, one calculates the net by taking the sale price and subtracting the outlay for buying or producing the asset. If the net is positive, one has made a profit; if it is negative, one has suffered a loss.

net

1. For the closing transaction in a security, the difference between net proceeds from the sale and the total outlay for the purchase.
2. See net income.
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PLANO, Texas, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just days after three "winged" teams, Louisville, Daytona and Iowa State, fought their way to the round of 16 in this year's college basketball championship tournament, prominent sports analyst and America's leading handicapper Danny Sheridan has placed 4:1 odds that one of those teams will cut the nets down in Dallas.
It was at that point that the Portman Road groundstaff could have made an early start on their post-match routines and taken the goals and nets down.
The fishermen now put nylon nets down either side of the artificial reef and they drive backwards and forwards on the surface to frighten the fish," he said.
All the lead had been stripped from the roof by vandals and it was so damp that I was putting fish nets down instead of mouse traps
This all nets down to a simple idea: In a world of rocky relationships too often already on the rocks, stakeholder relationships represent the new strategic asset of reward--and of untold risk.