Negative Return

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  • Negative Return — This occurs when a company or business has a financial loss or lackluster returns on an investment during a specific period of time. Some businesses report a negative return during their early years because of the amount of capital that initially …   Investment dictionary

  • Negative return (spaceflight) — Negative return is a phrase used in connection with the launch of a spacecraft, and refers to the point at which a spacecraft can no longer safely abort a launch and return to Earth. If the decision to abort a mission comes after the negative… …   Wikipedia

  • Negative return (finance) — The term negative return is used in business or finance to describe a loss, i.e., a negative return on investment. By extension the term is also used for a project that is not worthwhile, even in a non economic sense. Categories: FinanceEconomics …   Wikipedia

  • negative — neg|a|tive1 W2S2 [ˈnegətıv] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(bad)¦ 2¦(not liking somebody/something)¦ 3¦(no/not)¦ 4¦(scientific test)¦ 5¦(electricity)¦ 6¦(number/quantity)¦ 7¦(blood)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(BAD)¦ harmful, unpleasant, or not wanted …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Return — The change in the value of a portfolio over an evaluation period, including any distributions made from the portfolio during that period. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. return re‧turn 1 [rɪˈtɜːn ǁ ɜːrn] verb 1. [transitive]… …   Financial and business terms

  • return — The change in the value of a portfolio over an evaluation period, including any distributions made from the portfolio during that period. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The annual return on an investment expressed as a percentage of the total… …   Financial and business terms

  • negative — 1 adjective 1 EFFECT bad or harmful: socialist policies that have had a negative effect on the country s economy | I think our relationship was very negative and destructive. opposite positive (7) 2 ATTITUDE considering only the bad qualities of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • negative yield — loss, lack of proceeds, negative return …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Negative gearing (Australia) — Negative gearing is a form of financial leverage where an investor borrows money to buy an asset, but the income generated by that asset does not cover the interest on the loan. The investor must fund the shortfall until the asset is sold, at… …   Wikipedia

  • Negative Zone — Publication information Publisher Marvel Comics First appearance Fantastic Four vol.1 #51 (June 1966) Created by Stan Lee Jack Kirby …   Wikipedia


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