Definition of Carrying charge
1. Noun. Charge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan.
2. Noun. The opportunity cost of unproductive assets; the expense incurred by ownership.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Carrying Charge
Literary usage of Carrying charge
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Iron Ores: Their Occurrence, Valuation, and Control by Edwin Clarence Eckel (1914)
"Proper carrying charge. — In figuring amortization against ore reserves, as well as in calculating the present value of large reserves, there seems to be ..."
2. History of the Barge Canal of New York State by Noble Earl Whitford (1922)
"While the terminal charge on miscellaneous freight from Duluth to Cleveland is thought to be about twice the carrying charge, the efficient handling ..."
3. Valuation of Public Service Corporations: Legal and Economic Phases of by Robert Harvey Whitten (1914)
"Interest is the investment carrying charge. Depreciation is the charge required to keep ... Together they constitute the total investment carrying charge. ..."
4. Practical Forestry in the Pacific Northwest: Protecting Existing Forests and by Edward Tyson Allen (1911)
"Example 1: With land worth $3.50 an acre at present, and an estimated carrying charge of 3 cents a year for protection and 20 cents per taxes, what stumpage ..."
5. Speculation and the Chicago Board of Trade by James Ernest Boyle (1920)
"The natural position of futures, in months under old-crop influences, is of course above cash by the amount of the carrying charge. The "carrying charge" ..."