CONTRIBUTION MARGIN Definition

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CONTRIBUTION MARGIN (CM) is the difference between sales and the variable costs of the product or service, also called marginal income. It is the amount of money available to cover fixed costs and generate profits.

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STREET NAME, in securities, is securities held in the name of brokers, banks or their nominees, instead of in the customer's name.

CONVERSION DATE, dependent upon usage, there are likely many definitions varying within the industries in which the term is being used. Basically, it is a date on which an asset is converted into a similarly valued but different asset.

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