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* * *paper loss UK US noun [C or U] ACCOUNTING► a loss in the value of an investment, etc. that appears in accounts, but that does not involve a real loss of cash, for example shares that have fallen in value but that have not been sold: »
The US banking giant was facing a paper loss of about $37.5 million.»
Some of the thousands of private investors sitting on big paper losses could still get their money back.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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paper loss — noun an unrealized loss on an investment calculated by subtracting the current market price from the investor s cost • Ant: ↑paper profit • Hypernyms: ↑loss, ↑red ink, ↑red * * * paper loss, a loss existing on paper, but not yet realized. A… … Useful english dictionary
paper loss — paper profit or loss An unrealized profit (or loss) on a security or other investment still held. Paper profits (or losses) become realized profits (or losses) only upon the sale of the security + paper profit Profit not yet realized as derived… … Black's law dictionary
paper loss — /peɪpə ˈlɒs/ (say paypuh los) noun a capital loss in an investment that is failing which has not yet been converted into an actual loss by selling the security in question. Compare paper profit … Australian English dictionary
paper loss — (Accounting) unrealized loss (only appearing in the financial books) due to the decrease in value of a property or security in comparison with its purchase price … English contemporary dictionary
paper loss — / peɪpə lɒs/ noun a loss made when an asset has fallen in value but has not been sold … Marketing dictionary in english
paper loss — /ˌpeɪpə lɒs/ noun a loss made when an asset has fallen in value but has not been sold … Dictionary of banking and finance
Paper loss — Потери бумаги; (бумажная) макулатура … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
Paper Profit (Paper Loss) — Unrealized capital gain (or capital loss) in an investment. It is calculated by comparing the market price of a security to the original purchase price. Gains or losses only become realized when the security is sold. Investors commonly justify… … Investment dictionary
loss — The opposite of gain. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * loss loss [lɒs ǁ lɒːs] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] the fact of no longer having something that you used to have, or having less of it: • loss of earnings through illness ˈjob loss… … Financial and business terms
paper profit — noun an unrealized gain on an investment calculated by subtracting the investor s cost from the current market price • Ant: ↑paper loss • Hypernyms: ↑gain * * * an unrealized profit due to the appreciation of something owned but not yet sold.… … Useful english dictionary