noun(often capital gains)
A profit from the sale of property or of an investment.
- Keeping taxes low on capital gains and dividends fosters investment and economic growth.
- Assume that you reinvest your dividends and capital gains payouts in shares of the fund.
- Also, all mutual funds are required to pay out all dividends and capital gains on a yearly basis.
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