PUBLIC OWNERSHIP Definition

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PUBLIC OWNERSHIP is either: a. Government ownership and operation of a productive facility for the purposes of providing some goods or services to citizens; or, b. in investments, portion of a corporations stock that is publicly traded and owned in the open market.

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TRANSACTION DATE is the date on which an activity occurs.

FINANCING COST is the difference between the cost of financing the purchase of an asset and the assets cash yield. Positive carry means that the yield earned is greater than the financing cost; negative carry means that the financing cost exceeds the yield earned.

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