**Cost-benefit analysis** — is a term that refers both to:* a formal discipline used to help appraise, or assess, the case for a project or proposal, which itself is a process known as project appraisal; and * an informal approach to making decisions of any kind. Under both … Wikipedia

**Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis** — Cost Volume profit (CVP), in managerial economics is a form of cost accounting. It is a simplified model, useful for elementary instruction and for short run decisions. Cost volume profit (CVP) analysis expands the use of information provided by… … Wikipedia

**Underlying Mortality Assumption** — Projections of expected death rates used by actuaries to estimate insurance premiums and pension obligations. Underlying mortality assumptions are based on mortality tables, which are statistical tables of expected annual mortality rates. Because … Investment dictionary

**Cost curve** — In economics, a cost curve is a graph of the costs of production as a function of total quantity produced. In a free market economy, productively efficient firms use these curves to find the optimal point of production (minimising cost), and… … Wikipedia

**Cost driver** — A cost driver is the unit of an activity that causes the change of an activity cost. The Activity Based Costing (ABC) approach relates indirect cost to the activities that drive them to be incurred. In traditional costing the cost driver to… … Wikipedia

**Cost of carry** — This article is about the financial term. For the marketing term, see Carrying cost. The cost of carry is the cost of carrying or holding a position. If long, the cost of carry is the cost of interest paid on a margin account. Conversely, if… … Wikipedia

**Cost Of Tender** — The total charges associated with the delivery and certification of commodities underlying a futures contract. The cost of tender is charged only if the futures contract holder wishes to receive the commodity rather than close the position before … Investment dictionary

**cost-of-carry market** — Applies to derivative products. futures contracts trade in a cost of carry market where the underlying commodity can be stored, insured, and converted into the future easily and inexpensively. arbitrageurs, because of the ease of switching from… … Financial and business terms

**Customer Cost** — refers not only to the price of a product, but also encompasses the purchase costs as well as use costs and post use costs. Purchase costs mainly consist of the cost of searching for a product, gathering information about it and obtaining it. The … Wikipedia

**Zero Cost Collar** — A type of positive carry collar that secures a return through the purchase of a cap and sale of a floor. Also called zero cost options or equity risk reversals. This investment strategy is sometimes used in relation to interest rates, commodities … Investment dictionary