TeachMeFinance.com - explain sales
sales -- the income received when goods or services are sold.
Sales -- In transactions in stocks , grain, cotton, coffee and other things dealt in on exchanges the term purchases is not used ; the term sales is used instead. Whether in an advancing market, when the general desire is to purchase, or in a declining market, when the general desire is to sell, the custom is to say sales amounted to or were so much and not to say purchases amounted to or were so much.
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