financial position

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Financial position

The account status of a firm's or individual's assets, liabilities, and equity positions as reflected on its financial statement.

Financial Position

The total assets, liabilities, and/or equity a person or company holds. This term especially applies to investment positions. See also: Long Position, Short Position.

financial position

The state of and the relationships among the various financial data found on a firm's balance sheet. For example, a company with fairly valued and relatively liquid assets, combined with a small amount of debt compared to owner's equity, is generally described as being in a strong financial position. Also called financial condition.
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They know exactly what munitions are reaching our shores from abroad, they know how we are paying for them, they know exactly our financial condition, they know all about our new guns, they know just how many men we could send over to France to-morrow and how many we could get through in three months' time.
Randall refused to consider any improvement in their financial condition as a possibility.
Lucien inquired with interest as to the financial condition of the former protector of their family.
Given the stronger economic and financial conditions, it became evident by early 1994 that the mission of monetary policy of the past few years had been accomplished.
Findings include the following: (1) it is possible to monitor institutional financial conditions; (2) financial difficulty is spread unevenly among independent institutions; (3) public institutions appear to have become less financially flexible; (4) no major crises were evident in the financial condition of the 37 surveyed institutions; and (5) current financial conditions could be radically altered by precipitous enrollment increases/declines and major federal/state student financial aid policy changes.

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