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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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Ben Hong, product development manager for Promar Nets, said until recently hoop nets were used mostly by Northern Californians after Dungeness crabs.
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And other than its obvious ability to carry marketing messages, television never offered the business tools and competitive opportunities the Net makes available.
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Net Snippets, established in 2001, pioneered the Post-Search space and is now the leading provider of personal and collaborative Post-Search tools and solutions designed to simplify, streamline and maximize the online and search experience.
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