The correct term would be accrue.<quoted text>Is it accrue or earn?
Here is Merriam-Wbster's definition of each:
Definition of ACCRUE
: to come into existence as a legally enforceable claim
a : to come about as a natural growth, increase, or advantage <the wisdom that accrues with age>
b : to come as a direct result of some state or action <rewards due to the feminine will accrue to me — Germaine Greer>
: to accumulate or be added periodically <interest accrues on a daily basis>
Definition of EARN
a : to receive as return for effort and especially for work done or services rendered
b : to bring in by way of return <bonds earning 10 percent interest>
a : to come to be duly worthy of or entitled or suited to <she earned a promotion>
b : to make worthy of or obtain for <the suggestion earned him a promotion>
No, I do not. If you can explain such in a reasonable and helpful manner, by all means, do so. If you going use your typical rants about ignorant people, then please refrain. I am certainly open to understanding the situation of capital gains further. And by the way, if your response is "look it up yourself" please don't bother responding.BTW, do you know the rationale as to why capital gains are (currently) taxed at a lower rate for ALL of us?