NET INCOME Definition

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NET INCOME is the difference between a businesses total revenue and its total expenses. This caption and amount is usually found at the bottom of a companys Profit and Loss statement. Same as Net Profit.

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PURCHASE DISCOUNT is a reduction in the purchase price, allowed if payment is made within a specified period.

EXTENSION RISK, with mortgage-backed securities, is the risk that rising interest rates will slow the prepayment of underlying mortgages and extend the maturity.

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