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Accelerated Depreciation

DefinitionAccelerated depreciation refers to any one of several methods by which a company, for 'financial accounting' or tax purposes, depreciates a fixed asset in such a way that the amoun

Accelerated Cost Recovery System (ACRS)

Accelerated Cost Recovery System (ACRS) What is 'Accelerated Cost Recovery System - ACRS' A system of depreciation introduced by the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981. ACRS depreciation is


Duration Let us take bonds as our fixed-income investment to help you understand the concept of duration. When we talk about duration, we are talking about the length of time it will take fo

Macaulay Duration

Macaulay Duration What is The 'Macaulay Duration' The Macaulay duration is the weighted average term to maturity of the cash flows from a bond. The weight of each cash flow is determined b

KBW Bank Index

KBW Bank Index What is 'KBW Bank Index' An economic index consisting of the stocks of 24 banking companies. This index serves as a benchmark of the banking sector. This index trades on the