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balance

(Amount in excess), noun carry-over, excess, extra, leftover, margin, oddments, overflow, overmeasure, overplus, overrun, oversupply, plus, reliquus, remainder, reeaining portion, remains, remnant, residual, residual porrion, residue, residuum, spare, superfluity, superfluousness, superplus, surfeit, surplus, surplusage
Associated concepts: balance due

balance

(Equality), noun analagousness, comparability, comparableness, comparativeness, correspondence, equalization, equation, equilibration, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equivalence, homeostasis, level, libro, neutralization of forces, parity, stable equilibrium, state of equilibrium, symmetrical scales, symmetry
Associated concepts: balance account, balance of convennence, balance of hardship, balance sheet, balancing equities
See also: adjust, collation, comparison, compatibility, compensate, composure, coordinate, countervail, earnings, equipoise, fairness, moderation, neutralize, offset, overage, par, parity, proceeds, regularity, regulate, remainder, residual, sanity, stabilize, surplus, weigh

BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

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The general requirement is to disclose an estimate of the market value of all financial instruments, both assets and liabilities on and off balance sheet (with a few exceptions), when it is practicable to estimate that value.
Since operating leases are off balance sheet transactions, they have come under further scrutiny in the wake of the Enron collapse and that company's use of off balance sheet accounting transactions to hide true financial performance.
With the recent joint ventures with Shurgard, Kalikow's ability to provide off balance sheet financing has now extended itself to the REIT market, where it can be especially helpful in furthering these public corporation's goal of maintaining a diversified capital base and the emphasis on growth through the development of high quality assets.
The real problems for the Scorpions were their inability to get timely hits off Wilson pitcher Joey Pace (9-1), who kept them off balance with a big-breaking and consistent curveball in a complete-game victory, and about a half-dozen small mistakes that added up to a big problem.
The rating also considers the off balance sheet financing of its longer-dated land supply and the concentration of deliveries in Florida, Texas and California (the three largest and, in the case of Florida and California, among the most supply constrained state markets in the country).