Temporary investment

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Temporary investment

A short-term investment, such as a money market fund, Treasury bills, or short-term CD, which is usually held a year or less.
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Temporary Investment

An investment in short-term, low-risk securities such as Treasury bills, money markets and so forth. A temporary investment aims to protect the funds invested in it while also providing a (low) return.
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12, Accounting for Certain Marketable Securities, the carrying value of temporary investments was treated with considerable diversity.
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Typical instruments that fall within this classification of "temporary investments" are certificates of deposit, money market certificates, commercial paper (high-yield corporate notes that usually mature in one to nine months) and Treasury bills, which usually mature in 13 to 52 weeks.
Money deposits that are not immediately available for withdrawal (certificates of deposit and money market savings accounts) are considered temporary investments. Items that are not acceptable at face value, such as IOUs, NSF checks and post-dated checks, are essentially receivables and thus excluded from "cash."
Funds may need to be withdrawn from temporary investments or a short term loan may be necessary.

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