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22:54 Nov 12, 2008
English to Chinese translations [PRO] Bus/Financial - Economics Additional field(s): Business/Commerce (general), Finance (general)
English term or phrase:scarcity value
Definition from Wikipedia: Scarcity value is the economic factor that increases an item's relative price based more upon its relatively low supply. Whereas the prices of newly-produced manufactured products depends mostly on the cost of production (the cost of inputs used to produce them, which in turn reflects the scarcity of the inputs), the prices of many goods -- such as antiques, rare stamps, and those raw materials in high demand -- reflects the scarcity of the products themselves.
The improving economic situation makes up for fairly small borrowing needs increasing the scarcity value for Sweden’s triple-A bonds Incisive Media Ltd.
Then there is the simple fact that about ten times more apartments have been built than villas since 2002, so villas have a scarcity value as well as being perceived as the better lifestyle choice. Axia Fx
If it's common for a company to miss a profits forecast, then, by definition, it's unusual for a company rarely to miss a forecast. Such a company, therefore, has a scarcity value and its shares should be sought-after. The Financial Times Limited
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