ACCRETION Definition

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ACCRETION is the adjustment of the difference between the price of a bond purchased at an original discount and the par value of the bond; or, asset growth through internal growth, expansion or natural causes, e.g. the aging of wine or growth of timber/trees.

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PAPER GAIN (LOSS) is an unrealized capital gain (loss) in an investment or portfolio.

P as the fifth letter in a Nasdaq stock symbol indicates that the issue is first class of preferred shares in the company.

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