PICKUP Definition

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PICKUP, in securities, is the higher yield obtained in a swap transac­tion-that is, the improved yield on the item being purchased relative to the selling yield on the security being liquidated.

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ATTRIBUTE SAMPLING is a property that has only two possible values (an error exists or it does not).

INDIRECT COST is that portion of cost that is indirectly expended in providing a product or service for sale (cannot be traced to a given cost object in an economically feasible manner) and is included in the calculation of COST OF GOODS SOLD, e.g. rent, utilities, equipment maintenance, etc. Opposite of direct cost.

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