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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To be marketable securities, notes must either be traded on an exchange or subject to an arrangement to convert them into marketable securities.
As of September 30, 2009, Clarus' cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities were $83.
Also impacted will be FLP transactions structured with grantor retained annuity trusts (GRATs) as limited partners where distributions of marketable securities will be made from the FLP to a GRAT to fund all or a portion of the annuity payments to the grantor of the GRAT.
However, the underlying marketable securities could be subjected to this test.
However, the proposal would virtually eliminate the use of LOCOM (lower of cost or market value) accounting for marketable securities and would reduce the number and amount of debt securities that financial institutions and other entities can include in their investment category.
The fact that the primary investment was marketable securities that remained largely untraded convinced the Third Circuit that the transferor did not receive any other benefit.
Q What are the new rules regarding distributions of marketable securities from partnerships?
EPIX expects that its existing cash and marketable securities together with the expected revenue from the collaboration announced today and existing partnerships will be sufficient to fund operations through 2008.
The decedent's son and son-in-law each contributed real property and/or marketable securities to one of the FLPs in exchange for their respective interests.
A case can be made for classification of allowances as inventory, marketable securities or intangible operating assets.
OMX is also paying a preliminary cash consideration equal to EV's surplus cash and marketable securities of ISK 409 million (approximately SEK 41 million).