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VALUATION PROCEDURE Definition
VALUATION PROCEDURE is the act, manner, and technique of performing the steps of an appraisal method.
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CUMULATIVE, in securities, is where a preferred stock dividend is cumulative if the dividend accrues when payments are not made as scheduled.
DISCRETIONARY SPENDING consists of US government expenditures that are set on an annual basis. It is a budget that members of Congress can adjust on a yearly basis. Examples of discretionary spending in the United States:
-Environmental Protection Agency
-Department of Veterans Affairs
When looking to cut costs, lawmakers usually look to trimming discretionary spending. See MANDATORY SPENDING.