mark-to-market love

Definitions

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  • noun finance, accounting Assigning a value to an asset equal to the current market price of the asset or one calculated based on related standardised assets for which there is a market.

Etymologies

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mark + to + market

Examples

  • After the Financial Accounting Standards Board eased so-called mark-to-market accounting rules on April 2, the banks could consult their own esoteric models and essentially value their bad assets however they wanted, “mark-to-model.”

    THE PROMISE

  • After the Financial Accounting Standards Board eased so-called mark-to-market accounting rules on April 2, the banks could consult their own esoteric models and essentially value their bad assets however they wanted, “mark-to-model.”

    THE PROMISE

  • After the Financial Accounting Standards Board eased so-called mark-to-market accounting rules on April 2, the banks could consult their own esoteric models and essentially value their bad assets however they wanted, “mark-to-model.”

    THE PROMISE

  • A move from so-called mark-to-market, or fair-value, accounting would be a reversal for the investment banks, particularly Goldman Sachs, which has lauded the approach for its ability to assist in risk management.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Blankfein, 57, have supported so-called mark-to-market accounting, arguing that risk-management depends on valuing assets according to market prices.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Miller, the former chair of the tax section of the New York State Bar Association, has proposed a so-called mark-to-market system to tax the annual appreciation in the stock holdings of the top 1/10th of 1 percent of taxpayers.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Instead of recognizing that price volatility, illiquidity, and mark-to-market rules are the primary reason for volatility in financial statements, many have concluded that you can't trust the "bankers" and that additional regulation and oversight is needed.

    Sears Chairman Unleashes 15-Page Manifesto About Um, Everything - The Consumerist

  • In this case, it is not a mark-to-market, it is a mark-to-model or to assumptions that may or may not be reflective of what Orchard would be worth in a market transaction, were it for sale.

    Sears Chairman Unleashes 15-Page Manifesto About Um, Everything - The Consumerist

  • That doesn't mean that mark-to-market has no bearing or that it is wrong.

    Sears Chairman Unleashes 15-Page Manifesto About Um, Everything - The Consumerist

  • Of the total provisions, 27.82 billion rupees was set aside against bad loans while the remainder was against the mark-to-market depreciation on its equities and bond portfolios and other regulatory provisioning requirements.

    State Bank of India Net Drops 46%

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