capital loss

Definition of "capital loss"
  1. The monetary difference when the original price of an asset is higher than its selling price
How to use "capital loss" in a sentence
  1. After selling her second property, she suffered a capital loss due to the decrease in real estate prices.
  2. Investors should consider the potential for a capital loss before making a significant investment.
  3. The stock trader had a tough year, highlighted by a sizable capital loss in the last quarter.

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