profit from the sale of assets, as bonds or real estate.
the amount by which the selling price of a financial asset exceeds its cost
noun a tax on the profit made from the sale of an asset CGT Contemporary Examples Karzai Family Secrets Gerald Posner September 26, 2009 Capital Gains: Answering Krugman and Bernstein David Frum January 22, 2012 The Right Way to Tax Mitt Romney David Frum January 16, 2012 Capital Gains: Answering Krugman and Bernstein David Frum […]
machines and tools used in the production of other goods (contrasted with consumer goods). Historical Examples The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays Thorstein Veblen plural noun (economics) goods that are themselves utilized in the production of other goods rather than being sold to consumers Also called producer goods Compare consumer goods
requiring or using a very large amount of capital relative to the need for or use of labor. Contemporary Examples Start-Up Automaker Elio Builds Small, Cheap, Two-Seater Car Daniel Gross August 7, 2013 ExxonMobil’s Profits and Market Capitalization Rival Apple’s Sarah Langs July 31, 2013
(in a business) the total funds invested in an enterprise.