Business / Taxes / Unrealized Gain: If you own an investment that has increased in value, your gain is unrealized until you sell and take your profit. In most cases, the value continues to change as long as you own the investment, either increasing your unrealized gain or creating an unrealized loss. You owe no income or capital gains tax on unrealized gains, sometimes known as paper profits, though you typically compute the value of your investment portfolio based on current — and unrealized — values.
Gain Noun Synonyms: acquisition, achievement, attainment
Gain Adverb Synonyms: get, obtain, acquire, procure, attain, achieve, secure, earn, win, capture, bag, net, harvest, reap, garner, glean, collect, gather, come by, pick up
Gain Verb Synonyms: catch up (to or on or with), approach, get nearer (to), overtake, close with, close in (on), narrow the gap, gain ground
Business / Taxes / Unrealized Loss: If the market price of a security you own drops below the amount you paid for it, you have an unrealized loss. The loss remains unrealized as long as you don't sell the security while the price is dow MORE
Business / Finance / Net After-Tax Gain: Capital gain after income taxes have been paid. MORE