capital account

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capital account

n. the record which lists all basic assets of a business, not including inventory or the alleged value of good will.

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This illustrates the fact that although the total current account deficit must equal the capital account surplus, the equivalence need not hold on a country-by-country basis.
12) Thus a deficit in the current account must be balanced by an equal and opposite capital account surplus because the two accounts are the opposite sides of the same transaction.
In strictly classical economic terms, the capital account surplus of the United States alone would qualify her not as "empire" but rather as "colony.

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