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"bottom line"

Posted by Bob on June 02, 2006

In Reply to: "Bottom line" posted by Robbie on June 02, 2006

: Does the term "bottom line" have some sort of financial implication?

Yes. From
bottom line
The line in a financial statement that shows net income or loss.
The final result or statement; upshot: "The bottom line, however, is that he has escaped" (David Wise).
The main or essential point: "A lot can happen between now and December, but the bottom linefor nowis that the city is still heading toward default"