Definitions for "Capital Gains"
A realized profit on the sale of an investment is considered capital gains. In a taxable account, capital gains are taxed at different rates depending on the holding period of the investments. A capital gain is categorized as long-term if held for more than one year, while a capital gain is short-term if held less than one year.
The profit obtained from buying or exchanging a long term asset used to operate a business.
Profit on the sale of an asset such as timber, land, or other property held for one year or longer.
Keywords:  emptor, caveat, cash, flow
Cash Flow Caveat Emptor
Keywords:  punishment
Capital Punishment
The increase in the capital value of investments.
The increase in an investment's worth that happens when an investor receives more money from selling the investment than it originally cost.
Increase in value of a good for reasons other than work or productive activities carried out by the owner or possessor. This also includes the increase in value of land or buildings caused by work or investment made by the administration or by the owner.
The amount by which proceeds of disposition less outlays and expenses exceed the adjusted cost base of capital property.
Amounts earned in interest on accounts.