**profit table** — A table of results of a particular strategy at some point in time. This is usually a tabular compilation of the data drawn on a profit graph. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See also profit graph. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms

**Profit maximization** — In economics, profit maximization is the process by which a firm determines the price and output level that returns the greatest profit. There are several approaches to this problem. The total revenue total cost method relies on the fact that… … Wikipedia

**profit-volume chart** — PV chart A graph showing the profits and losses to be made at each level of activity. The profit loss line is usually plotted as a linear function, and the graph shows the total fixed cost level as the loss at zero activity, the breakeven point… … Big dictionary of business and management

**profit–volume chart** — PV chart A graph showing the profits and losses to be made at each level of activity. The profit/loss line is usually plotted as a linear function, and the graph shows the total fixed cost level as the loss at zero activity, the breakeven point… … Accounting dictionary

**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

**Risk Graph** — A two dimensional graphical representation that displays the profit or loss of an option at various prices. The x axis represents the price of the underlying security and the y axis represents the potential profit/loss. Often called a profit/loss … Investment dictionary

**Cost-Volume Profit Analysis** — A method of cost accounting used in managerial economics. Cost volume profit analysis is based upon determining the breakeven point of cost and volume of goods. It can be useful for managers making short term economic decisions, and also for… … Investment dictionary

**contingency graph** — A plot of the net profit to a speculator in currency options under various exchange rate scenarios. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary … Financial and business terms

**CVP analysis** — CVP stands for Cost Volume Profit. The CVP analysis is a financial decision making aid used to determine the level of output used to achieve any target profit level or the financial impact of basic business activities like changes in costs or… … Wikipedia

**Production function** — Graph of Total, Average, and Marginal Product In microeconomics and macroeconomics, a production function is a function that specifies the output of a firm, an industry, or an entire economy for all combinations of inputs. This function is an… … Wikipedia