Cash and equivalents

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 ( e.g., notes) that mature within 90 days. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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