cash reserves

Cash reserves

Cash Investment

A short-term investment into which one deposits cash and receives the return in 90 days or less. Its name derives from the fact that it can quickly be converted to cash if necessary. Examples include money market funds and Treasury bills. They are also called cash reserves or money market investments.

cash reserves

Investment funds that are held in short-term assets such as Treasury bills and certificates of deposit until more permanent investment opportunities are available. Large cash reserves, indicating a big pool of funds that eventually will be used, may force up the prices of selected investments at the time the funds are invested.
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These include maintaining strong operating performance and debt service coverage levels, further building of cash reserves, continued City support, and the continued ability to compete effectively with SPS for existing and new customers.
Net cash reserves of US$741 million (as of June 30, 2006)
could fully deplete its cash reserves and default on the debt-service portion of rent in 2008.
The Account serves as the liquidity option for the fund family by giving investors access to Automated Government Cash Reserves, a money market mutual fund that invests exclusively in the highest-quality short-term U.
For the remainder of fiscal 2006, Lodi will utilize cash reserves from its rate stabilization fund as well as reserves held at the Northern California Power Agency on behalf of Lodi, to meet its 1.
Net cash reserves as of March 31, 2006, totaled HK$6.
An expansion of the city's water treatment plant and construction of an additional landfill cell will be entirely funded from cash reserves in those utility funds.
48x and cash reserves equal to about six months of operating expenses.
It is unclear at this time whether the utility will phase in subsequent rate increases, or continue to run at an operating deficit, which would require an accelerated drawdown of the utility's substantial cash reserves.
Additionally, IPA's excess billings to customers in prior years helped build up cash reserves and provide added financial flexibility.
Accordingly, GP&L has drawn upon its cash reserves to fund debt service during these periods.
The company with most free cash reserves is Reliance Industries (RIL).