PERIODIC VALUATION Definition

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PERIODIC VALUATION allows for the determination on future dates the value of assets, portfolios, etc. with the idea of setting a new standard cost or value to those assets. Such revaluations, up or down, are then posted as the new standard cost or value. See REVALUATION.

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EUROCURRENCY is currency held by banks, corporations or individuals outside its country of origin: e.g. eurodollar, eurosterling, etc. The euro part of the name derives from the place where the first market in such currencies (normally dollars) arose.

LIQUIDATING DIVIDENDS are dividends paid by a corporation that is in the process of liquidation/bankruptcy. Liquidating Dividends are paid from the capital of the corporation as opposed to earnings. Recipients of Liquidating Dividends are typically shareholders, bond holders and/or creditors. In the U.S. such dividends are generally nontaxable under the Internal Revenue Code.

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