cash equivalent

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Noun1.cash equivalent - a highly liquid debt instrument with maturities of less than three months
certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument, obligation - a written promise to repay a debt
commercial paper - an unsecured and unregistered short-term obligation issued by an institutional borrower to investors who have temporarily idle cash
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Asset allocation is the balance you strike among three investment classes: stocks, bonds and cash equivalents.
Cash equivalents are shortterm, interest-earning instruments or investments with high liquidity (easily and quickly converted to cash) and high safety.
The ED proposes the cash flow statement should report cash inflows and outflows and cash equivalents during the reporting period.
Strategic asset allocation, a familiar term, involves deciding how to invest one's funds among various asset classes, such as stocks, bonds, cash equivalents, and perhaps other kinds of investment instruments, in light of their long-term outlooks.
5 million usage of cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments, and restricted cash and cash equivalents
CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS -- BEGINNING OF YEAR 40,960 24,511
The taxpayer in the TAM simply wanted to know whether vacation days converted to cash equivalents and contributed to its qualified retirement plan on behalf of its employees were subject to FICA taxation.
The first is when there are exchanges between cash and cash equivalents.
Net decrease in cash and cash equivalents for the six months ended December 31, 2006 was $601,890, compared to $960,629 for the same period last year, and the cash and cash equivalents balance improved to $4,895,847 at the end of the period, compared to $477,914 for the same period last year.
Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities -- Cash and cash equivalents and marketable securities were $14.
The treatment of receivables as cash equivalents when Sec.