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BACKUP is a copy of a computer program or data stored separately from the original.

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TOP-DOWN APPROACH TO INVESTING is an investment approach that first seeks to define major economic and industry trends, then proceeds to identify the individual companies most likely to benefit from those trends. See BOTTOM-UP APPROACH TO INVESTING.

SELL-IN ACCOUNTING records shipments to wholesalers as product sales whether or not they expand retail or wholesale stocking, i.e. revenue is recorded when a product enters the distribution stream while sell-through does not. See SELL-THROUGH ACCOUNTING.

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