In it, consumers' reactions are compared to being taken advantage of in a sales transaction to how car buyers feel when they're victims of a rate markup
It is the first to link dealer markups
to higher rates of default and repossession, particularly among subprime borrowers.
Still, advisers should be aware of the costs associated with fixed-income portfolios: the expenses associated with purchasing bonds from a broker-dealer, most notably potentially excessive markups
and markdowns which are covered elsewhere in this article.
The writer has heard owners expressing satisfaction at paying a couple of pennies per gallon above the rack price, not realizing that they were paying an extra markup
over and above the markup
already incorporated into the rack price.
The decision grew out of a lawsuit by a gasoline dealer against his supplier, which had sought to limit prices by requiring the dealer to rebate to the supplier any excess over the allowed markup
23 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey car buyers have been charged tens of millions of dollars in undisclosed "finance markup
charges" when they have financed their cars at automobile dealerships, according to findings highlighted in a report released today by New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA), the state's largest citizen watchdog organization with over 60,000 members and 90 affiliate organizations.
In response to similar litigation and requests by consumer groups, state attorneys general, and even industry experts to end the markups
, several auto finance companies have revised their lending practices.
Hospitals that are part of systems and large hospitals tend to have higher markups
on charges than independent and small hospitals.
It underscores that high prices are directly linked to industry profits and the increased corporatization of the healthcare industry, and correlates hospital markups
to other healthcare industry pricing practices, especially by the pharmaceutical giants.
Brava Enterprise ActiveX allows users to view native office documents, PDF files, TIFF images, AutoCAD and other CAD software drawings, as well as apply markups
and annotations without changing original files.
SAN FRANCISCO -- In response to a new report on discriminatory auto loan markups
by American Honda Finance Corporation, Bill Lann Lee, the former Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights and a partner at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, announced,
Brava's user interface is clean and simple and its features include a full set of viewing and markup
tools, the ability to burn-in markups
and hide areas of the drawing or document (redaction or block-out), scalable printing with watermarks and banners and geometry-based measurements.