LEMON Definition

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LEMON is a. an investment with a poor or negative rate of return or a purchase made where the product has continuing problems, e.g. a lemon of an automobile; or, b. an asset that is in continual need of repair, e.g. an automobile can be referred to as a lemon.

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DRAFT, DEMAND OR SIGHT, in import / export, is a draft payable upon presentation to the drawee. It may be used when the exporter wishes to retain control of the shipment for credit or title retention reasons. The buyer must pay the bank before receiving the documents to take custody of the goods. A COD shipment is similar.

MASTER BUDGET formalizes the whole budget system into one single final document in which all the operational budgets flow; its goal is to draft the main economic and financial statements. However, dependent upon the individual or geographic location, is variously contains the cash budget only; or the income statement and the balance sheet combined; or the income statement and the balance sheet and the cash budget combined.

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