Profit

Business / Taxes / Profit: Profit, which is also called net income or earnings, is the money a business has left after it pays its operating expenses, taxes, and other current bills. When you invest, profit is the amount you make when you sell an asset for a higher price than you paid for it. For example, if you buy a stock at $20 a share and sell it at $30 a share, your profit is $10 a share minus sales commission and capital gains tax if any.

Other Words for Profit

Profit Verb Synonyms: advance, further, be of profit to, benefit, promote, aid, help, be advantageous or of advantage, serve, avail, improve
Profit Noun Synonyms: advantage, avail, good, benefit, welfare, gain, value, interest,efulness, literary behoof
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Profit Forecast

Business / Finance / Profit Forecast: A prediction of future profits of a company, which may affect investment decisions. MORE

Secret Profit

Business / Real Estate / Secret Profit: Refers to a broker making an undisclosed profit at the sellers expense, for example, when the broker has an undisclosed relative buy the listed property and then resell it to a buyer whose earlier off MORE

Profit Taking

Business / Finance / Profit Taking: Action by short-term securities traders to cash in on gains created by a sharp market rise, which pushes prices down temporarily but implies an upward market trend. See: Ring the [cash] register. MORE

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