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IRR – Internal Rate of Return

IRR - Internal Rate of Return In order to build shareholder equity, firms carefully evaluate projects to decide which projects they should fund and...

Natural Gas Equivalent

Natural Gas Equivalent What is 'Natural Gas Equivalent' The amount of energy used by the burning of natural gas versus that of...

National Welfare Fund (Russia)

National Welfare Fund (Russia) What is 'National Welfare Fund (Russia)' One of two parts of the Russian sovereign wealth fund, the other...

Oil Sands

DefinitionOil sands, also known as tar sands or crude bitumen, or more technically bituminous sands, are a type of unconventional petroleum deposit. Oil sands...

Offtake Agreement

Offtake Agreement What is an 'Offtake Agreement' An offtake agreement is an agreement between a producer of a resource and a buyer...

Old-Age And Survivors Insurance Trust Fund

Old-Age And Survivors Insurance Trust Fund What is 'Old-Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund' One of the two trust funds managed...

Abandonment

Abandonment What is 'Abandonment' Abandonment is the act of surrendering a claim to, or interest in, a particular asset. In securities, abandonment...

Qualified Appraisal

Qualified Appraisal What is 'Qualified Appraisal' An appraisal document that is created, signed and dated by a qualified appraiser and meets the...

Feasibility Study

Feasibility Study What is a 'Feasibility Study' A feasibility study is an analysis of how successfully a project can be completed, accounting...

Federal Discount Rate

Federal Discount Rate What is the 'Federal Discount Rate' The federal discount rate is the interest rate set by the Federal Reserve...

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