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To experience neither gain nor loss, neither benefit nor detriment. "During the year my portfolio was substantially down, but due to some gains near the end of the year it was able to reach breakeven." See also breakeven point and breakeven analysis.

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I just wanted to breakeven now and get out of there before I lost anything else and went home with my head down.
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We ended the month breakeven but this was solely because of the inventory problem where we had to replace the equipment.
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Given the way the economy has been the past few years, we are lucky to have a breakeven year and not a loss for the year.
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