Discounting

Business / Finance / Discounting: An investment decision rule in which cash flows are discounted at an interest rate and one determines how long it takes for the sum of the discounted cash flows to equal the initial investment.

Discounting The News

Business / Finance / Discounting The News: Calculating the present value of a future amount. Discounting is opposite to compounding. MORE

Discounting A Note Receivable

Business / Accounting / Discounting A Note Receivable: The process of the payee's selling notes to financial institution for less than the maturity value. MORE

Internal Rate Of Return (IRR)

Business / Finance / Internal Rate Of Return (IRR): Dollar-weighted rate of return. Discount rate at which net present value (NPV) investment is zero. The rate at which a bond's future cash flows, discounted back to today, equal its price. MORE

Kickback

Entertainment / Bowling / Kickback: Vertical division boards between the sides of the lanes at the pit end. On many hits the pins can bounce off the kickbacks and knock down more pins; see also sidewalls. Variations: Loose kickback mean MORE

Settlement Rate

Business / Finance / Settlement Rate: The rate suggested in Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) 87 for discounting the obligations of a pension plan. The rate at which the pension benefits could be effectively settled if the compa MORE

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