Illiquid Asset


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Illiquid Asset

An asset that is difficult to sell because of its expense, lack of interested buyers, or some other reason. Examples of illiquid assets include real estate, stocks with low trading volume, or collectibles. Illiquid assets still have value and, in many cases, very high value, but are simply difficult to sell. See also: Liquid.
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If you do have illiquid assets, that is why it is more important that you plan for that particular asset.
As such, those who are aware of their self-control problems, referred to as "sophisticates," are more likely to utilize illiquid asset accounts.
This is because the latter option requires holding large balances of cash and foregoing the high return on the illiquid asset (and, therefore, the associated higher level of long-run consumption).
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On 15 September, the European Commission extended by six months its investigation into the illiquid asset back-up facility provided by the Dutch state to the financial group ING.
This research shows why it is not supportable to apply instruments and perspectives underlying IFV to illiquid asset valuation, and why this may lead to distorted analysis of the rational behavior of buyers and sellers of illiquid assets.
At the beginning of the year, the insurance company is invested in a mix of three different assets: cash, a relatively liquid asset, and an illiquid asset.
An illiquid asset is one in which the proceeds available from physical liquidation or a sale on some date are less than the present value of its payoff on some future date.
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They converted an illiquid asset to cash and significantly reduced the cost associated with using the space.