Transportation Costs

Business / Accounting / Transportation Costs: Costs of transferring merchandise into or out of a firm.

Surface Transportation Board (STB)

Business / Agriculture / Surface Transportation Board (STB): The federal body regulating railroads created by Congress when it eliminated the Interstate Commerce Commission. Agricultural interests closely follow STB deliberations proceedings on railroad mergers MORE

Search Costs

Business / Finance / Search Costs: Costs associated with locating a counterparty to a trade, including explicit costs (such as advertising) and implicit costs (such as the value of time). Related: Information costs. MORE

Standard Costs

Business / Finance / Standard Costs: Investment approach that advocates a firm should accept or reject a project by comparing it with securities in the same risk class. MORE

Round-Trip Transactions Costs

Business / Finance / Round-Trip Transactions Costs: Costs of completing a transaction, including commissions, market impact costs, and taxes. MORE

Price Impact Costs

Business / Finance / Price Impact Costs: Related: Market impact costs MORE

Market Timing Costs

Business / Finance / Market Timing Costs: Costs that arise from price movement of a stock during a transaction period but attributable to other activity in the stock. MORE

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