INVENTORY Definition

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INVENTORY for companies: includes raw materials, items available for sale or in the process of being made ready for sale (work in process) for securities: it is securities bought and held by a broker or dealer for resale. A firm that has a sustainable competitive advantage has an inventory and net earnings are rising on a corresponding basis. Inventories that spike up/down are indicative of competitive industries prone to boom/bust.

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Dr is an ancient Italian abbreviation for the Italian word 'debare'; meaning 'debit' (not to be confused with the acronym DR with both letters in uppercase).

OMITTED is to leave undone or leave out, i.e. to prevent from being included or considered or accepted.

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