The gain is the difference between a higher selling price and a lower purchase price.
The gain is the difference between 1) the selling price of the financial asset after the mathematics (or after WoW achievement) and 2) the purchase price of the intangible asset before the mathematics (or before the WoW achievement).
They also talk over and over about how "The Police" are stumped. As if "The Police" was some kind of borg mind.
Well, The Police did put out an album entitled Ghost in the Machine, so perhaps that qualifies as Borg-Lite.
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. - Oscar Wilde