CAPITAL EXPENDITURE Definition

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CAPITAL EXPENDITURE (CAPEX) is the amount used during a particular period to acquire or improve long-term assets such as property, plant or equipment.

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PURCHASE DISCOUNT is a reduction in the purchase price, allowed if payment is made within a specified period.

NEGATIVE CONTRIBUTOR is any item, activity, or cost that offsets attainment of positive results, e.g., a rise in unemployment and its effect upon the economy.

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