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Advance

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

An increase in the price of a security.
Wall Street Words: An A to Z Guide to Investment Terms for Today's Investor by David L. Scott. Copyright © 2003 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved. All rights reserved.

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.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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