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amortization

a mer ti zay shuhn

  • n  the reduction of the value of an asset by prorating its cost over a period of years
  • n  payment of an obligation in a series of installments or transfers

  • Her profits are also helped by Sweden's fast tax-amortization laws.
  • That mortgage lenders were allowed to flog their negative-amortization, adjustable-rate mortgages and balloon loans without restriction does not reflect well on either Congress or .
  • To this would be added a 1% amortization charge.
News & Articles

  • IHS To Acquire R.L. Polk For $1.4 Bln
    Business information provider IHS Inc. Monday said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire automotive information and marketing solutions provider R.L. Polk & Co. for $1.4 billion. IHS expects the acquisition to be significantly accretive to its 2014 earnings per share, excluding purchase price amortization.
    June 10, 2013 - RTT News
Quotes

  • Shaw in Web Services Journal
    Looking forward, Mr. Shaw noted: "For fiscal 2008, we expect service operating income before amortization to grow in an approximate range of 10% - 12%. Capital expenditures are forecasted to exceed $650 million as we continue to invest to ensure our...
  • Chua Sock Koong in International Herald Tribune
    Our overseas operations now contribute 74 percent of proportionate earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization, up from 71 percent a year ago,Chua said.

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