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Cash

The value of assets that can be converted into cash immediately, as reported by a company. Usually includes bank accounts and marketable securities, such as government bonds and banker's acceptances. Cash equivalents on balance sheets include securities that mature within 90 days (e.g., notes).
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Cash

Physical currency printed on banknotes and coins. Cash may be exchanged for goods or services because it is legal tender in the country or region recognizing it. See also: Cash and cash equivalents.
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cash

Coins and currency on hand and in checking account balances. Because cash is a nonearning asset, firms usually attempt to keep their cash balances to the minimum level required to sustain operations.
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cash

see CURRENCY.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

cash

see CURRENCY.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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As is evident from experience, when such bonds are offered for sale like merchandise, they are estimated by the common judgment of people to be worth less than ready money. After all, ready money offers many opportunities that bonds do not.
He would inherit a Treasury in dire need of ready money and feel bound by no New Labour inhibitions to raise it stealthily.
Owners of ready money - an example is again provided by the Arnaldi - could sometimes act as moneylenders, but these loans were usually disguised as sales of land.
* The business shall be carried out on the principle of ready money business, and no credit given without the consent of both parties.
Since the KPCU does not pay cash for coffee delivered for milling, small scale farmers are easily lured by the prospect of ready money.
But I yearned for ready money and "feckless euphoria" so I went down to the Shipping Federation "pool" and parlayed with Bill Henke, who sent me over to the Seamen's Union office with a note, wherein I was accepted and issued with a discharge book.
Not even for ready money should it be an intra-urban convenience for shoppers and local residents.
After the break, there was the faster-moving Ready Money Round, which was basically the same, but without the bell.
Unite said yesterday that pension schemes should not be used as a source of "ready money" to buy out companies and announced plans to scrutinise how fund managers were investing savings.
They prided themselves in offering a wide range of goods and sales were made in ready money only.
B sells A merchandise on credit at the highest just price, say 105 or 106 guilders, in such a way that A is free to sell it to anyone else against ready money. Now A offers it for sale to the very person B who buys it back in exchange for ready money but at a lower price, namely the medium or lowest just price, say 100 guilders.