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OPPORTUNITY COST Definition
OPPORTUNITY COST is widely used in business planning in evaluating capital investment. A company measures the projected return against the anticipated return it would receive on a highest yielding alternative investment that contains a similar risk profile.
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BAD DEBT EXPENSE see UNCOLLECTIBLE ACCOUNT EXPENSE.
MUNICIPAL BOND is the general category of securities issued by public entities. Interest income received by investors is usually exempt from federal income taxes.