windfall profit

Large-scale *income (definition 2) of an unexpected, exceptional, and sudden nature.

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  • Windfall-Profit —   [ wɪndfɔːl prɔfɪt; englisch windfall, eigentlich »Fallobst«], im engeren Sinn Gewinn, der nicht auf entsprechenden Leistungen des Gewinnbeziehers beruht, sondern durch plötzliche außergewöhnliche Veränderungen der Marktsituation entsteht.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • windfall profit — A sudden unexpected profit uncontrolled by the profiting party. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * windfall profit windfall profit ➔ profit1 * * *    An unusual profit, normally as the result of a specific, one off situation …   Financial and business terms

  • Windfall Profit — Der Begriff unverhoffter Gewinn (englisch windfall profit oder windfall gain, deutsch Fallobst Gewinne) wird im Wirtschaftsbereich verwendet. Im engeren Sinne werden damit Vermögenszuwächse bezeichnet, die von Wirtschaftssubjekten wie Unternehmen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • windfall profit — noun profit that occurs unexpectedly as a consequence of some event not controlled by those who profit from it • Hypernyms: ↑net income, ↑net, ↑net profit, ↑lucre, ↑profit, ↑profits, ↑earnings …   Useful english dictionary

  • windfall profit — /ˌwɪndfɔ:l prɒfɪt/ noun a sudden profit which is not expected …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • windfall profit — Fin a sudden large profit, subject to extra tax …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • Windfall-Profit — ⇡ Unternehmergewinn …   Lexikon der Economics

  • windfall — wind‧fall [ˈwɪndfɔːl ǁ fɒːl] noun [countable] FINANCE an amount of money that a person or business gets unexpectedly: • Falling interest rates are a windfall for homeowners refinancing their mortgages. • The group earned a windfall profit on the… …   Financial and business terms

  • Windfall profits tax — A windfall profits tax is a higher tax rate on profits that ensue from a sudden windfall gain to a particular company or industry. United StatesIn 1980, the United States enacted the Crude Oil Windfall Profit Tax Act (P.L. 96 223) as part of a… …   Wikipedia

  • profit — total revenue less total expenses for a period of time calculated in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Glossary of Business Terms Revenue minus cost. The amount one makes on a transaction. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary *… …   Financial and business terms

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