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Advance

Increase in the market price of stocks, bonds, commodities, or other assets.

Advance

1. To increase in price, especially for a security. If a stock's price is $10 per share at the start of the trading day and $15 at the end, the stock is said to have advanced.

2. To make a payment before it is due to the payee. For example, an employer may advance an employee part of his/her paycheck the week before pay day so the employee may make a needed payment. If this happens, the amount of the employee's paycheck is reduced by the amount of the advance.

advance

An increase in the price of a security.

advance

In construction financing,to disburse money from the allowable total amount of a loan in order to pay bills currently due,or to pay the builder or developer according to a previously agreed upon schedule of payments.Typically,a certain percentage will be advanced upon approval of plans and drawings,another amount at completion of all clearing and grubbing,at the end of final grading, when the structure is in the black (the roof decking has been completed), and then again at completion and final inspection.

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Cast Capital offers business cash advances, both secured and unsecured, as well as lines of credit, long term business loans and a variety of factoring products.
The taxpayer executed an interest-bearing promissory note providing for the repayment of the cash advance in annual installments.
Advances in imaging techniques and analytic methods are beginning to yield copious quantitative and spatial data on specific molecules in biological systems.
In addition to these techniques, however, are many advances that have improved the reversibility, effectiveness, and speed by which conservation treatments are performed.
And advantage in warfighting goes to the nation--or in the case of the current world environment, possibly to that rogue group--that figures out how to use that technology best to advance their cause.
"In a co-publishing deal, a publisher will ask you to give up a percentage of ownership--usually around 50%--on the copyright on your song in exchange for paying you an advance, collecting your publishing royalties, registering your copyrights and exploiting your songs," he explains.
By embracing technology, The Advance Group's Management Division has been able to improve both our internal and external communication.
2006), rev'g TC Memo 2001-175, the Ninth Circuit addressed whether advance trade discounts are required to be included in income in the year of receipt.
From 1987 to 2000 the shareholders made cash advances to the corporation in amounts ranging from $634,000 to $1.7 million that it reported as liabilities on its balance sheet.
(a) Advances to and discounts for a depository institution.
But while the new chips come with associated new speeds, the design advances in Intel's new chips are more interesting and, generally, more relevant to the work that most of us actually perform.
It advances progress and civilization and makes us a better and happier people.

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