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Liquidity Management

Liquidity management takes one of two forms based on the definition of liquidity. One type of liquidity refers to the ability to trade an asset, such as a stock or bond, at its current price. The other definition of liquidity applies to large organisations, such as financial institutions. Banks are often evaluated on their liquidity,…

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The current assets of your business are its cash or assets such as stock, work in progress, or debts that can be turned into cash.

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Bringing a business to an end and selling off assets for cash to repay debts. Tax authorities are usually paid first while shareholders are paid last.

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Acronym for London Inter Bank Offered Rate. The benchmark rate, calculated daily at which banks in London lend unsecured money to each other for the short-term.

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A financial obligation or debt, recorded on the right side of the balance sheet.

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This alternative form of gearing occurs when borrowed capital is used for an investment with the expectation that the resulting profits will be more than the interest payable. The more a business borrows over this, the more highly leveraged it is.

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Lehman Brothers

Previously the 4th largest investment Bank in America which went bankrupt in 2008 and sparked off the most severe phase of the financial crisis.

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