# Realize

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## Realize

To close a position such that one finally sees the profit or loss from an investment. For example, if an investor buys a stock at \$5 per share and the price goes to \$10, the investor has a paper profit of \$5 per share. However, if the investor waits to sell the stock until the price drops to \$8, he/she only realizes \$3 per share in profit. Investors often wait before realizing substantial profits or losses, as locking in a profit may result in higher taxation, while realizing a loss removes the possibility that the investment can be recovered. See also: Cut losses.
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The results of adopting the RNG k-[epsilon] model and Realizable k-[epsilon] model to simulate the wind pressure field of the cylindrical shell with L/D = 1.0 under terrain II based on AIJ are given in Figure 6.
A summary of the model constants for realizable k - [epsilon] and AKN k - [epsilon] turbulence models is presented in Table 1.
(ISS), a proxy advisory firm, Prudential CEO John Strangfeld took in \$29.9 million of realizable pay in 2012, a staggering increase of 31.6 percent from the \$20.5 million received in 2011.
The emergence of a realizable pay analysis is a recent response to the pressures to assure shareholders that executive pay responds to company performance.
Understanding that the compensation committee does not directly set realizable pay helps clarify this situation and disaggregates it into manageable pieces.
Hereafter, the results predicted by simulation, both with the RNG and Realizable model, were compared with data obtained during the experimental investigation to validate the method.
If it becomes probable that the asset will not be acquired or constructed, capitalized costs in excess of the net realizable value of the entity's interest in the asset are charged to expense.
When calculating the net realizable value of assets, the Service uses "quick sale value" (QSV) (80% of fair market value).
* developing a logical and realizable integration strategy for master information and key transactional data as a "stand-alone" customer relationship management implementation;
The break with Rome cost Protestantism dearly; not only was there necessarily a denial that visible unity was essential to Christianity, and therefore a realizable ideal, but also the lack of common ground in the understanding of history and in the forms of public worship robbed them even of the limited unity Orthodoxy enjoys.
If at first glance Pernice's pieces seem to be models for realizable structures, under closer observation their absurd details - say, the lack of an entryway or the displacement of relations of scale - become apparent.
The DIV is also sometimes referred to as net realizable value or NRV.

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