W as the fifth letter of a Nasdaq stock symbol indicates the stock is a warrant.
NET PRESENT VALUE (NPV) is a method used in evaluating investments, whereby the net present value of all cash outflows (such as the cost of the investment) and cash inflows (returns) is calculated using a given discount rate, usually REQUIRED RATE OF RETURN. An investment is acceptable if the NPV is positive. In capital budgeting, the discount rate used is called the HURDLE RATE and is usually equal to the INCREMENTAL COST OF CAPITAL.
TARIFF, usually, a countrys tax on imports. May sometimes refer to the rate of tax; and, is used interchangeably with the term 'duty'.
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