Short-term reserves

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Short-term reserves

Investments in interest-bearing bank deposits, money market instruments, U.S. Treasury bills, and short-term bonds.

Short-Term Reserves

Savings and investments that are expected to be liquidated in less than one calendar year. Examples of short-term reserves include deposits in banks, U.S. Treasury bills, and short-term certificates of deposit. See also: Money Market.
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Fitch's report of 30 January stated that "Egypt's downgrading reflects balance between short-term reserve pressure, political upheaval, a weak and deteriorating fiscal position and capital flight, against our assumption that an IMF programme will be in place after the election.
This "reflects a balance between short-term reserve pressure, political upheaval, a weak and deteriorating fiscal position and capital flight against our assumption that an IMF programme will be in place after" parliamentary elections expected this spring.
Our short-term reserve is dedicated to planned capital expenditures and to taking advantage of well-defined unplanned opportunities when they arise.
Although the decision not to draw from the IMF and some other multilateral lenders increases the risk of continued short-term reserve pressure, pledges from bilateral lenders have begun to crystallize and should help stabilize reserves.
For most associations, the short-term reserve exists to sustain normal operations during a temporary downturn, without having to resort to dramatic cutbacks or dues increases.
Fuel companies said they had short-term reserves to get them through the current situation difficulties.
The plan offers three age-based portfolios, which automatically adjust asset allocations among stocks, bonds and short-term reserves as a child approaches college age.
Significant changes in regulatory requirements due to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the evolution of Treasurer and CFO roles in terms of greater involvement in the strategic planning process, as well as the significant growth in cash reserves, have provided catalysts for change and the need for greater efficiency and transparency in managing short-term reserves.
SAVINGS: Try to build up short-term reserves in tax-exempt savings accounts (TESSAS) or deposit accounts, which could provide a cushion in the event of redundancy.
The Target Retirement Funds are designed to reach an allocation of 65% bonds, 30% stocks and 5% short-term reserves within seven years after their target date.
For now, maintain 33% of equity portfolios in short-term reserves.
Furthermore, the association's operating and short-term reserves represented less than one month's budgeted expenses, causing bank overdrafts and the need to liquidate long-term investments in seasonal periods of cashflow shortages.