Definitions for "Unrealized Gain"
Keywords:  realize, gain, sold, taxable, loss
A gain (or loss) that has not become actual because the investment has not matured or been sold.
On a security or other asset that you still own, the gain or loss you would realize if it were sold at current market value. You have an unrealized gain if the current market price is above your cost, an unrealized loss if it is below.
A profit (loss) that has not been realized through the sale of a security. The gain (loss) is realized when a security or futures contract is actually sold or settled.
Keywords:  profit, cashing, holding, asset, funds
A profit that results from holding on to an asset rather than cashing it in and using the funds.