Income

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How will the economy provide economic opportunities if employers need fewer workers in the future? A growing number of people in Silicon Valley are saying the only realistic answer is a basic income.
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Writer and thinker Scott Santens simplifies the argument for a universal basic income in this Q&A.
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With less than 10 days to go before the September 30 deadline, small businesses and roadside eateries are the latest to feel the heat.
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The pros and cons of availing the government disclosure of undisclosed income scheme is substantially in favour of disclosure on the basis economic value.
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The news last week that U.S. household income surged 5.2% in 2015 was a welcome boost for a country still working its way out of the crater of the Great Recession. But a closer examination of the data shows the gains were far from evenly...




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Income

Money received, esp. on a regular basis, for work or through investments. Wages, dividends, realized capital appreciation, royalties, and interest, are income. [1] Gain derived from capital, from labor, or from both combined, including profit gained through sale or conversion of capital. Any increase in wealth — whether through wages, benefits, bonuses, sale of stock or other property at a profit, bets won, lucky finds, awards of punitive damages in a lawsuit, are all within the definition of income. Income arising either from rents of real estate or from personal property, including invested personal property, bonds, stocks, and investments of all kinds. [1]

As investors use the term, income includes the total return from an asset. The change in value of an investment over a given period, assuming reinvestment of any dividends and capital gain distributions, expressed as a percentage of the initial investment. [2] The total return includes dividends, capital gains distributions, and the increase in the net asset value of the property. [2]

Incoming was originally of game approaching the hunter. c.1300, "entrance, arrival," lit. "what enters," "money made through business or labor," first recorded 1601. [3]

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  2. Mutual Funds: An Introduction to the Core Concepts by Dr. Mark Mobius ISBN-10: 0470821434 pg 83
  3. http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=income]
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