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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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The CEO who neglects to attend to the Internet's impact or, worse, takes a wait-and-see attitude in hopes of the Net becoming something like a traditional business medium - relatively stable and manageable, long- or even short-term - does so at his company's peril.
Indeed, the Net may well serve as both vehicle and destination for your business's journey into the future.
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In particular, in the event that a participant in the netting becomes insolvent, it is important that the net obligations of the participants be legally recognized so that a receiver of the insolvent participant is not able to cherry pick," that is, accept incoming payments while voiding outgoing payments.
As with the first type, the net payments arising from the asset transfers may be settled across the Federal Reserve's books at the end of the day.
After participants in a net debit position fully cover their obligations, PTC initiates transfers to the net creditors.
Hence, in addition to developing a procedure for comprehensive netting, the IRS should develop a procedure to permit a taxpayer to defer receipt of a refund from an earlier cycle and to apply the net overpayment to subsequent periods for which a taxpayer reasonably believes a deficiency will exist.
We understand that, as a result of the separate examination cycles being assigned to different Service Centers, the IRS is unable to join the cycles in order to "offset" the over- and underpayments for purposes of calculating interest on the net balance.
The nets are made of nylon mesh with a 32-inch metal outer ring and 12-inch inner bottom ring.
Morton places chemical light sticks in empty plastic soda bottles and ties them to the 60-foot line attached to the nets.