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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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Farmer Henry Edwards said the lambs had been dragged through tough netting down a stream and into another field.
By netting down offsetting allocations of pools against these delivery obligations, FICC's new pool netting process will significantly reduce the number of settlement deliveries and consequently help lower operational risk while easing settlement costs.
By netting down redeliveries of allocated pools, MBSD's new pool netting process will substantially reduce the number of settlement deliveries and thus help to lower operational risk while easing settlement costs.