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Account Balance

The amount available in an account. Simply put, the account balance is the net of all credits less all debits. A positive account balance indicates the account holder has funds available to him/her, while a negative balance indicates the holder owes money. Account balances are important in banking because they determine whether or not an account holder has money for living expenses and in margin accounts because they show whether the holder can conduct more margin transactions.
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The amount of the original loan remaining to be paid.

It is equal to the loan amount less the sum of all prior payments of principal.

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Under all this running sea of circumstance, whose waters ebb and flow with perfect balance, lies the aboriginal abyss of real Being.
Summary: MRRSE offers a 8-year forecast for the laboratory balances and scales market between 2019 and 2027.
The application of laboratory balances and scales in biotechnology & pharmaceutical companies for the weighing of the products is driving the laboratory balances and scales market.
The BIR said the total yearend balance also includes carry over balances caused by the implementation of the Electronic New Government Accounting System (e-NGAS) in 2016.
We used the ANOVA to identify differences between intraoperative and postoperative gap balances both in extension and flexion.
It shows shifts to and from zero balances and positive balances in each year.
Many local governments across the nation have had to do the same, using a part of their unrestricted fund balances to cover expenses because of declining revenues and increased costs.
You can see that the report now shows balances from the Beginning Balance Sheet table while using all the same formatting and features we used in our report last month.
TX/TXB series top-loading electronic balances are said to meet the recent demand for intermediate-range balances with competitive performance and price, according to the company.