In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I said that over, say, a 20-year period we should amortise the cost of that - $174 million, I think it was - in order for us to see that figure.
- New media products offer one way of amortizing the investment in so much news coverage.
- This configuration still allowed test equipment costs to be amortized over many subscriber loops and made it relatively economical to support dedicated, powerful and expensive test equipment.
- In contrast, he argues, purchase accounting is more appropriate, because an acquirer must write up the assets it buys and amortize for a period of not more than 20 years the premium it pays in excess of the target's book value.
- The audited financial statements from the two independent branches were received, but Bill failed to notice that they hadn't amortized capital assets, as was by then required under the funding agency's policies.
- We may define the going rate of interest as the rate at which the market price of the bond is amortized by the stream of interest payments plus the payment of face value at maturity.
- The beauty of the carrier model is that it amortizes investment over many millions of users over a long period of time.
- However, the cost of infrastructure is amortised over a longer period that reflects the long lives of social infrastructure.
- To amortize that investment, it is desirable that a given facility be designed to serve for several ecosystem generations.
- Currently, companies that hedge an interest-rate or price risk with an option contract can amortize the cost of the option (the premium) over the life of the contract.
- A robot helping in a manufacturing production run may last only 6 months, not enough time to amortize a big investment in engineering.
- A newer trailer allows you to amortize the initial cost over more years and maximize the benefits of the features you request.
- Speed was important because the ‘H’ body models are scheduled for replacement in eighteen months and that meant amortizing the tooling costs was a major consideration in making the deal pay off.
- Because much of the outlay pays for property, plant, and equipment, most food chains amortize this cost over several years.
- The architecture should pay for itself after the first couple of years, during which time the capital costs will be amortized, he says.
- Its aim was to repurpose content and, in so doing, to amortize the cost of news gathering and talent across 24 hours of cable television as well as the existing 20 hours (roughly speaking) of broadcast time.
- The insurer said the new method reduced its life insurance reserve and allows its policy acquisition costs to be amortised on a more level basis over the life of the insurance contracts.
- Product lines are a wasting asset that should be amortized on a straight-line basis over their useful lives.
- In the past, companies could lump both into goodwill, which was then amortized over a period of up to 40 years.
- Special privileges, such as monopolies on the local production and sale of Venetian style glass, helped glassmakers to amortize the high cost of setting up a new factory and importing skilled workers.
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