profit and loss forecast A report by the GMB union this summer warned that the number of workers who could be dismissed at short notice was nearer 10 million. [R esponding to suggest continued low interest rates and bond purchases at the limiting the central bank's room for manoeuvre in the case of an economic downturn, draghi said the drop was a "the possibility of more distant than it was a year ago". Historically, the concept of income has first appeared in economics. Adam Smith, in the wealth of nations, defined income as "the amount of consumption that is not eroded by capital", and saw it as an increase in wealth. Later, most economists inherited and developed this view. 1890, ai (Alfred Marshall Maarshell) in its "the principles of economics," the Adam Smith's "wealth increase" enterprise, introduced the concept of earnings, is proposed to distinguish the entity capital and value-added benefits of economic benefits.