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profit

the amount by which income exceeds expenditure.

profit sharing
profit sharing between a professional and a lay person is illegal in most countries because it is considered to be improper for a nonveterinarian to have any authority over the quality and style of the work of a professional person.
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And prices and profits represent signals for the marketplace.
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all ordinary and necessary expenses in connection with the activity are allowed in determining whether the activity generated a profit or loss) .
5] If, for whatever reason, the elasticity of supply is greater so that labor is more sensitive to wage changes, indicating that workers will more dramatically reduce the quantity of their service supplied to the firm when the wage is reduced, the firm will be less inclined to offer a wage as low as it otherwise might, in light of its desire to attract the number of workers it wants to hire in order to maximize profit.
To determine a "reasonable" level of profit for a given company, we need to look at both the sources of profitability and forces that affect the risk of the profit stream.
Banks have been cautious about entering an industry that differs greatly from their own in terms of how business is sold and profits are generated.
Management unlocked the shareholder value of its Palm unit, by spinning off the Palm division to shareholders as a separate company," Profit explains.
Since marketing has so many diverse components, it seemingly defies the application of organizational or profit accountability as they apply to other areas of the company.
These results included revenue and operating profit realized by several acquisitions in 1993.
The adjustments reflect changes in the subsidiary's undistributed earnings and profits rather than its taxable income.
Nasdaq: CTEC) meets the criteria of this Profit Track as evidenced by its year-over-year earnings growth of 66% for the full year.