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Double dip

Definition:

Used for listed equity securities. Dividend roll in which the "dividend capturer" already owns the stock cum dividend. Also used when tax depreciation is accessed in two countries concurrently. For economics, it refers to two closely dated recessions, e.g. 1980-82.

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