DISCOUNTED PAYBACK Definition

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DISCOUNTED PAYBACK is the period of time required to recover initial cash outflow when the cash inflows are discounted at the opportunity cost of capital.

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GOING LONG is the purchase of commodities, bonds, or stock with no immediate intention of selling them, i.e. the purchase is for long term investment or speculation. See GOING SHORT.

ELIMINATION is the the act of removing a mathematical quantity by combining equations. This is common practice in accounting when consolidating financial reports; one example would be inter-company transactions, currency translations, and account balances.

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