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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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KUWAIT, Aug 10 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti divers have lifted abandoned fishing nets off the island of Garu and released trapped marine creatures.
Bad boy Farrell has returned home from Hollywood to star in a new movie as a fisherman who catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his nets off the coast of Kerry.
But Sir Jack's six-star 670ft Regent Seven Seas Voyager is only going at 12 knots, little faster than a windsurfer, after being entangled by fishing nets off Malaysia.