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Real Gain

An increase in price or value after adjusting for inflation. For example, if a stock gains 10% over a year and the annualized inflation rate is 3%, its real gain is said to be 7%. See also: Capital gains, Paper gain, Realized gain.
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I had hoped we could work on real, deficit-neutral, bipartisan tax reform that simplifies our tax code, delivers real gains to workers, and prepares our nation for success in the 21st century, but am deeply disappointed that my Republican colleagues chose to put party over principle and ignored the American people and the vast majority of New Jerseyans, who have rejected this morally-bankrupt bill in droves.
It seems to me the only people who make any real gains are the agencies promoting switching.
But the resulting proposal would ensure some real gains for the sector in the long term, including recognition of skills and improved quality of care.
At the same time, as the government has no majority, our opposition also means securing real gains and achievements for our constituents and for the nation.
Overall leader Marc Marquez finished in fifth place, having dislocated his shoulder when crashing in FP3, meaning only Lorenzo made any real gains on his comfortable lead in the standings.
Key to making real gains from embracing digital technologies is the ability to look at your business from the customer's point of view.
TUC general secretary Frances O'Grady said: "While private-sector pay settlements continue to show real gains, future improvements to living standards will depend on stronger earnings growth.
But now we are in second place we become the opposition here, and in 2020 we can look to make real gains.
Either way, it's an open invitation to injury and there are no real gains from it.
I want young people in Wales to back the alternative next May to bring to an end this Tory-led government and instead to win real gains for Wales on funding and powers.
Some schools have seen real gains, while other results are down on previous years.
The middle group, those between the 50th and 60th percentile on the horizontal axis, shows real gains with income almost doubling in the two decades.