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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7 million in cash and cash equivalents and held-to-maturity investments, as compared to $45.
Cash And Cash Equivalents -- Temporarily 114,743 (369,169)
An alternative formulation of these two ratios could include existing cash and cash equivalents with retained operating cash flow.
Investing activities are the acquisition and disposal of long-term assets and other investments that are not included in cash and cash equivalents.
NET DECREASE IN CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS (1,265) (69,079)