appreciation

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Appreciation

The fair and reasonable estimation of the value of an item. The increase in the financial worth of an asset as compared to its value at a particular earlier date as a result of inflation or greater market demand.

appreciation

n. the increase in value through the natural course of events as distinguished from improvements or additions. (See: appreciate)

appreciation

(Increased value), noun accrual, accruement, accumulation, added monetary worth, addition, advance in worth, gain, gain in worth, growth, growth in value, increase, increased price, increment, realization, rise, rise in value

appreciation

(Perception), noun apperception, appraisal, appraisment, assessment, awareness, clear perreption, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, correct valuation, discer nment, estimation, full appraisal, just estimation, measurement, recognition, valuation
See also: accession, augmentation, boom, cognition, comprehension, computation, concept, determination, differentiation, discretion, discrimination, enlargement, estimation, honor, increase, knowledge, mention, perception, realization, recognition, regard, respect, scienter, sensibility
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Second, wealth effects are maximised when debt service is minimised -- that is, when interest expenses do not swallow the capital gains of asset appreciation.
If the plan's smoothed assets exceed the present value of liabilities and the assumed long-run asset appreciation rate is much greater than the settlement rate, it is a favorable double whammy.
Consider the merits of establishing a Grantor Retained Annuity Trust ("GRAT"), a gifting technique that could transfer future asset appreciation to family members at a reduced federal gift tax cost.
The purchase option also reserves substantially all of the economic value of any asset appreciation for the tenant.
This investment is expected to place a strain on its cash flow and not even provide the asset appreciation of its real estate investments.
Balances have risen strongly, less because of new products, new markets, and cost reductions than because of asset appreciation.
Thus, preservation of capital rather than aggressive asset appreciation may be the primary objective of the fund manager.
Investors in this older form of real estate trust, however, reap no gain from asset appreciation.
consumers stopped saving because of the greatest one-time financial asset appreciation in modem history.
Such outflows may continue, given the high domestic saving ratio, real asset appreciation, and further relocation of production overseas by Japanese multinational corporations; the latter takes place not only to avoid trade barriers, but also to exploit comparative cost advantages.
Throughout the recovery, building owners and managers have turned their focus from asset appreciation back toward operations.
The majority surveyed aren't expecting the same double-digit asset appreciation seen last year.