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break-even

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The point at which the energy generated by a controlled nuclear fusion reaction equals the energy required to maintain the reaction.
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i] The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting (at the precise breakeven horizon one can be indifferent between buying and renting).
For 2014, the external breakeven oil prices are expected to remain below $60 per barrel in all the GCC countries, except Oman ($84).
Estimates by The Institute of International Finance (IIF) indicate an even more depressing outlook for Saudi Arabia's breakeven oil prices, placing the benchmark at $88 per barrel - a $20 increase from 2010 breakeven prices.
However, a closer look suggests that this was not the only factor at play as forward breakeven rates - which can be used to gauge investors' inflation expectations for the years ahead - have also come down.
If the breakeven analysis indicates 1,200 units are needed and comparable franchise locations sell 1,000 items monthly, the project it may not be feasible.
If winning the case is in doubt, the settlement amount is reduced to far below the probability of winning, multiplied by the breakeven amount determined above.
Three factors underlie the dramatic reduction in breakeven occupancy to 55.
The breakeven holding period for variable annuity was compared under three different conditions:
ProShares, the country's fourth most successful exchange traded fund (ETF) company,1 today announced the launch of ProShares 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (NYSE: RINF) and ProShares Short 30 Year TIPS/TSY Spread (NYSE: FINF), the first ETFs designed to provide exposure to breakeven inflation,2 a widely followed measure of inflation expectations.
metro areas, according to the Zillow fourth quarter Breakeven Horizon report.
Moody's sees the price risks faced by the UAE is largely mitigated by the large oil reserves, relatively low breakeven prices and significant external assets held by the sovereign wealth funds.
Summary: Gradual fiscal consolidation is bringing the Abu Dhabi government fiscal oil breakeven price lower to $95 per barrel in 2013, after a spike due to exceptional support to banks and government-related entities, or GREs, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research said.