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- n. A decrease in the value of a capital asset
- n. A amount by which the proceeds of the sale of a capital asset by its owner are less than its cost to the owner.
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- n. the amount by which the purchase price of an asset exceeds the selling price; the loss is realized when the asset is sold
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It would not be wise to extend your staying-power liquid investments beyond one year, since the swings in interest could result in a capital loss if you needed quick access to your money.