cash equivalent

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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The two numbers don't match, but if cash equivalent credits are added to the mix, they can.
To be a good cash equivalent, the funds should invest in bonds with average maturities of no more than three months to a year.
The economic benefit doctrine is generally applied when the taxpayer has received a cash equivalent.
Instead, they must either use the days or have the employer automatically contribute the cash equivalent to the retirement plan.
OTC Pink Sheets: KDNG) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell 5 million common shares to American Marketing Complex (AMC) for a total of $2,000,000 in cash equivalent credits.
The standards are no longer being applied universally and CFOs and corporate treasurers are now questioning if money market accounts can still be considered a cash equivalent or whether these accounts will be the next target.
Elfworks is to obtain cash equivalent financing based on the letter of credit, as the merger agreement requires Elfworks to contribute cash equivalents as a condition to the consummation of the merger.
But NationsBank changed that with a special credit card promotion that automatically entered customers in a drawing for a car or cash equivalent each time they used their NationsBank VISA or NationsBank MasterCard from August to October.
If the conversion option is chosen, a $1,000 debenture-holder would receive 50 shares of Fleet/Norstar common stock plus the cash equivalent for 0.
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