RATE OF RETURN Definition

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RATE OF RETURN is the gain or loss for a security in a particular period, consisting of income plus capital gains relative to investment, usually quoted as a percentage. The real rate of return is the annual return realized on that investment, adjusted for changes in the price due to inflation.

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PROXY is a person authorized to act for another, e.g. a power of attorney document given by shareholders of a corporation authorizing a specific vote on their behalf at a corporate meeting.

ASSESSMENT is a. proportionate share of a shared expense; or, b. amount of tax or other levied special payment due to a governmental municipality or association.

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