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multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
multi-region econometric model (MULTIMOD)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
multinational enterprise (MNE)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net asset value (NAV)Acronym (Management)
net business income (NBI)Acronym (Business), Low Relevance
net capital stock (NCS)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net cash flow (NCF)Definition (Finance) (Taxation, Financial-banking)
Incremental after-tax income plus depreciation expense resulting from investment.
net cash flow to equity (NCFE)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
net income (NI)Definition (Finance) (Taxation, Financial-banking), Very Important
The difference between effective gross income and expenses. The term is qualified as net income before depreciation and debt.
net income adjusted for depreciation (NIAD)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
net income after taxes (NIAT)Acronym (Taxes, Finance)
net income attributable (NIA)Acronym (Finance)
net income before depreciation (NIBD)Acronym (Business, Finance), Low Relevance
net income before interest expense (NIBIE)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
net income before tax (NIBT)Acronym (Taxes, Finance)
Net Income for Tax Purposes (NIFTP)Canada, Low Relevance
net income on clearing balances (NICB)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
net income percentage (NIP)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
net interest income (NII)Acronym (Banking, Finance)
The income a bank receives minus any interest payments incurred during a period.
net interest margin (NIM)Definition (Banking, Finance) (Taxation, Financial-banking)
Net interest income (the difference between interest income and interest expense) as a percentage of average total assets.
net investment income (NII)Acronym (Investment)
net long-term capital gains (NLTCG)Acronym (Taxes), Low Relevance
net operating cash flow (NOCF)Acronym (Finance)
net operating income (NOI)Acronym (Finance), Important
Net operating income is the amount remaining after deducting operating expenses from gross income.
net operating loss (NOL)Definition (Taxes) (Investments, Taxation, Financial-banking), Very Important
A net loss for the tax year because of business or casualty losses. Taxpayers may use an excess loss of one year as a deduction for certain past or future years.
net operating loss carryover (NOLCO)Acronym (Taxes)
net operating loss deduction (NOLD)Acronym (Taxes)
net operating profit after tax (NOPAT)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net passive business loss (NPBL)Acronym (Business), Low Relevance
net present value (NPV)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net replacement value (NRV)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net resource transfer (NRT)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
net short-term capital gain (NSTCG)Acronym (Taxes), Low Relevance
normalized net operating income (NNOI)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
off balance sheet activity (OBSA)Acronym, Low Relevance
off balance sheet financing (OBSF)Acronym
off-balance sheet (OBS)Acronym (Banking), Low Relevance
off-balance sheet instrument (OBSI)Acronym (Economics), Low Relevance
on hand (OH)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
operating cash flow (OCF)Definition (Business, Finance) (Investments, Taxation, Financial-banking)
The money a company generates from its business operations. This revenue excludes costs from certain investments.
operating cash flow demand (OCFD)Acronym (Finance)
operating income before amortization (OIBA)Acronym (Business, Finance), Low Relevance
operating income before interest and amortization (OIBDA)Acronym (Business, Finance)
operating income return on investment (OIROI)Acronym (Measurement, Finance, Investment), Low Relevance
operational expenses (OpEx)Definition (Business, Finance) (Taxation, Financial-banking)
Costs accruing from a business's business operations.
original cost of fixed assets (OCFA)Acronym (Finance), Low Relevance
path to profitability (P-to-P, P2P)Acronym & Abbreviation (Management), Low Relevance
per calendar month (PCM)Acronym (Classifieds), Low Relevance
physical quality of life index (PQLI)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
planning-programming-budgeting system (PPBS)Acronym (Management, Budget, Fiscal Policy), Low Relevance
plus or minus (+/-)Acronym (Property Listing, Classifieds) (Abbreviation), Low Relevance
Commonly used as a disclaimer in real estate listings meaning that the actual area (square feet, square meters, acres, hectares, etc.) of a structure or parcel of land may be slightly different than stated due to survey errors, rounding of numbers, and measurement discrepancies.
  ➥  Approximately, more or less.
potential gross income (PGI)Acronym (Finance)
present discounted value (PDV)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
private limited company (PLC)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
processes and production methods (PPM)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
programme evaluation and review technique (PERT)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
programme evaluation procedure (PEP)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
project performance audit reports (PPARs)Abbreviation (Management), Low Relevance
public accountant (PA)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
real economic earnings (REE)Acronym (Stock Market, Finance, Management, Financial Derivatives), Low Relevance
real rate of return (RRR)Acronym (Measurement, Finance, Investment)
receivable conversion period (RCP)Acronym, Low Relevance
An average of how often receivables come in (e.g. every 12 days), also known as just conversion period.
requisitioning, purchasing and accounts payable (RPA)Acronym, Low Relevance
research and development (R&D)Acronym (Management)
research, development and demonstration (RD&D)Acronym (Management), Low Relevance
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