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Real

Used in the context of general equities. (1) natural, (2) not dividend roll-or program trading-related; (3) not tax-related. "Real" indications have three major repercussions: a) pricing will be more favorable to the other side of the trade since an investment bank is not committing any capital; b) price pressure will be stronger if real since a natural buyer/seller may have information leading to his decision or more behind it, and c) an uptick may be required for the trader to transact if the indication is not real and the trader has no long position.

Real

1. Describing a variable that takes inflation into account. For example, when considering GDP growth, if GDP has grown 10% in dollar terms, and the inflation rate is 3%, real GDP growth is only 7%. See also: Nominal.

2. See: Tangible.
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Mr Brown's words were undoubtedly aimed at embarrassing shadow chancellor Oliver Letwin, who has committed the Tories to a cash freeze on defence spending - effectively a real terms cut.
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4 percent in real terms at single-member households and 2.
The reason food is so much cheaper in real terms today is that wages have gone up ten-fold over the past 150 years, while technological changes have made food from around the world readily available," said Elinor Zuke, a senior reporter at the magazine.
17 in real terms to fill their weekly basket with food, drink and household items in 1862 - compared to just pounds 93.
As with most areas of government spending, education spending in the UK is set to shrink in real terms over the Spending Review period.
4 percent in nominal terms from the previous estimate, but in real terms a positive growth of 12.