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Cash

• The ready currency to which all liquid assets can be reduced.

• The value of assets that can be converted into cash immediately, as reported by a company. Usually includes bank accounts and marketable securities, such as government bonds and Banker's Acceptances. Cash equivalents on balance sheets include securities (e.g., notes) that mature within 90 days.

• Is a term used in several ways. Sometimes refers to immediate funds, the settlement payment on the trade date, instruments which display high degrees of liquidity and act as cash equivalents, or the spot market.

 
 

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 Embedded terms in definition
 Assets
Balance sheet
Banker's acceptance
Cash equivalent
Currency
Government bond
G
Instruments
Liquid asset
Liquidity
Marketable securities
Market
Mature
Securities
Settlement
Spot market
T bond
Trade date
Trade
 
 Referenced Terms
 Acb: Refers to Account Cash Balance.

 Accounting liquidity: The ease and quickness with which assets can be converted to Cash.

 Accrual accounting: The process of recognizing, in the financial statements, revenue when it is earned and expenses as they are incurred regardless of when the Cash changes hands

 Actuals: The physical commodity underlying a futures contract. Cash commodity, physical.Is the real or underlying asset for a derivative product or commodity market.The Cash commodity as opposed to the futures contract. Also known as cash or the spot.

 Actuals: The physical commodity underlying a futures contract. Cash commodity, physical.Is the real or underlying asset for a derivative product or commodity market.The Cash commodity as opposed to the futures contract. Also known as cash or the spot.

 
 Related Terms
 
Against cash
Book cash
Break even cash inflow
Cash account
Cash accounting
Cash and carry
Cash and cash equivalents
Cash and equivalents
Cash basis
Cash bonuses
Cash budget
Cash budget cash forecast
Cash commodity
Cash commodity or security
Cash concentration
Cash conversion cycle
Cash cow
Cash cycle
Cash deficiency agreement
Cash delivery
Cash disbursements
Cash discount
Cash discount period
Cash dividend
Cash equivalent
Cash equivalent items
Cash equivalent security
Cash flow
Cash flow after interest and taxes
Cash flow break even point
Cash flow coverage ratio
Cash flow from operations
Cash flow matching
Cash flow pattern
Cash flow per common share
Cash flow per share
Cash flow statement
Cash flow time line
Cash grants
Cash management bill
Cash market
Cash offer
Cash on delivery or c.o.d. cod transaction
Cash price
Cash ratio
Cash receipts
Cash refund annuity
Cash sale or cash transaction
Cash settlement
Cash settlement contracts
Cash surrender value
Cash transaction
Cash withdrawal
Conventional cash flow pattern
Cost of giving up a cash discount
Discounted cash flow
Discounting cash flows
Discretionary cash flow
Ending cash
Equivalent annual cash flow
Excess cash balance
Expected future cash flows
Free cash flow per share
Free cash flows
General cash offer
Incremental cash flows
Intermediate cash inflows
Ledger cash
Near cash
Net cash balance
Net cash flow
Nominal cash flow
Non cash expense
Nonconventional cash flow pattern
Operating cash flow
Operating cash inflows
Price to cash flow ratio
Real cash flow
Relevant cash flows
Scheduled cash flows
Statement of cash flows
Statement of cash flows method
Substitute cash or dividend payment
Symmetric cash matching
Target cash balance
Terminal cash flow
Wanted for cash

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