Marketable securities


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Marketable securities

Securities that are easily convertible to cash because there is high demand allowing them to be sold quickly.

Negotiable

A security that may be bought or sold. Generally, a negotiable security is traded on the secondary market, but the initial sale takes place on the primary market. Negotiable securities may be low-risk, such a Treasury bonds, or high-risk, such as stocks. They are also known as marketable securities. See also: Nonmarketable security.
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The increase in net loss was primarily a result of a decrease in interest income of $1,251,000 due to lower interest rates on our cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities partially offset by a $826,000 decline in operating expenses.
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The third quarter of 2002 included a negative charge of $1,048,000 for loss in value of marketable securities, whereas the third quarter of 2003 included a gain of $105,000 from the sale of a portion of those marketable securities.
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