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REALIZED NET INCOME Definition
REALIZED NET INCOME, in relation to a particular investment, is the amount by which the total cash gains from an investment exceeds the total losses from the investment. The Realized Net Income from any investment cannot be less than zero.
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EARNING CAPACITY, LOSS OF 'Loss of earning capacity' means the difference between the worker's net average earnings before the incident, and the net average amount of wages the deciding body determines the worker is capable of earning after the incident.
OPPORTUNISTIC BEHAVIOUR occurs where one party takes advantage of his superior knowledge, in order to further his/her interests, by failing to disclose such information to the other party. This would occur, for example, if a supplier of widgets had information about a product which was deliberately withheld from the potential buyer, in the knowledge that such information would negatively affect the price of the product or the willingness of the buyer to purchase it.