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Gain

A profit on a securities transaction recognized by selling a security for more than the security originally cost. The gain is the difference between the cost and the sale.

Gain

An increase in price or value. For example, if a stock opens at $10 and closes at $12, it is said to gain $2. Likewise, if one buys a house for $200,000, and its value is later assessed $325,000, the house has gained $125,000. See also: Capital gains, Paper gain, Uptick.

gain

The excess of the amount received as opposed to the amount expended in a transaction. For example, receipt of $4,500 from the sale of an asset with a book value of $3,000 results in a gain of $1,500. Compare loss.

gain

The profit on the sale of an asset.One may realize gain,as when property is taken in condemnation, but not recognize gain for tax purposes until a later date. When reading tax advice, it is extremely important to differentiate between these two concepts, as authors sometimes assume that all readers understand the difference.

Gain

The excess of the amount realized from a sale or exchange over the adjusted basis of the property sold or exchanged.
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In these instances, clinicians should examine why and how these feelings have come about, particularly if there is evidence that the individual could be attempting to use the interaction to achieve secondary gain.
Chronic illness can illustrate the difference between secondary gain and loss.
The authors of the current paper contend that duration of reported symptoms does not necessarily imply the secondary gain of compensation associated with malingering.
However, if we have a full-scale pricing war coupled with depressed servicing values, a flatter yield curve and little secondary gains, the battlefield will be littered with casualties.
Some girls learn to get secondary gain from the problem, complaining of symptoms and asking a parent to look at the problem area, sometimes for attention and sometimes to avoid unwanted tasks.
Some of the factors that would tend to increase the risks of living unrelated kidney donation are significant psychiatric symptoms or disorders; substance abuse or dependence; a lack of health insurance; a limited capacity to understand risks; motives reflecting a desire for recognition; a subordinate relationship to the patient, such as employee or employer; or an expectation of secondary gain.
I have more time to focus on my specialty in osteopathic manipulative medicine and discuss options for conservative nonsurgical treatment of neck and back pain now that the litigious nature of worrying about the secondary gain of drug-seeking behavior is someone else's responsibility.
There was consistent evidence that Waddell's signs are associated with poorer treatment outcomes and generally consistent evidence that they are not associated with secondary gain and cannot discriminate organic from nonorganic problems.
In addition, traditional conceptualizations of clients with mild brain injury clients are those of exaggerated symptoms for secondary gain (i.
Examples of secondary gain factors are numerous and include any family or financial problems that the employee may be having, the fact that in some states disability payments exceed an injured worker's regular wages, a fear -- for whatever reason -- of returning to work, and adversarial relationships between an injured employee and his or her employer.