CAPITAL LOSS Definition

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CAPITAL LOSS is the excess of purchase price over selling price when the assets have been held for more than a certain period of time and which is given a special treatment for tax purposes.

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DERIVATIVE CONTRACT is, generally, a financial contract the value of which is derived from the values of one or more underlying assets, reference rates, or indices of asset values, or credit-related events. Derivative contracts include interest rate, foreign exchange rate, equity, precious metals, commodity, and credit contracts, and any other instruments that pose similar risks. See DERIVATIVE.

DOCUMENT CONTROL is a function or department which keeps track of all documentation, specifications and processes. The purpose is to ensure that everyone uses the correct and most current processes and specifications.

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