cash flow problem

a cash flow problem

A lack of money, typically due to spending more money than is being earned. After years of unaddressed cash flow problems, the company went bankrupt. I'm having a bit of a cash flow problem right now, so can I pay you back next week?
See also: cash, flow, problem

cash flow problem

a lack of hard currency. My real estate business has a temporary cash flow problem. Due to his cash flow problem, he was unable to pay his employees that month.
See also: cash, flow, problem
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The issue with the state loan, he said, is that even if it were obtained at this point, it would not solve a pressing cash flow problem that has developed because the town has been unable to send out tax bills.
"He just had a cash flow problem where he couldn't, and still can't, sell his house in London," he said.
"These terms created a cash flow problem with the company.
The company has been recently acquired by a new management, which has been unable to lift the cash flow problem and has failed to reach agreements for the capitalisation of its three airlines, Mexicana Airlines, MexicanaClick and MexicanaLink.
The results suggest: debt and executive stock options act as substitutes in attenuating a firm 's free cash flow problem; failure to incorporate the substitutability and endogeneity leads to underestimates of the magnitude and economic implication of the disciplinary role of both mechanisms; firm characteristics differ across the prevalence of debt usage versus option usage, suggesting the heterogeneity in the costs and benefits of the monitoring devices; and all the above effects are more pronounced in firms that tend to have more severe agency problem.
He warned that there would be great pressure on property prices if the cash flow problem persisted in the new year and banks asked for high percentages.
However, if you think they will understand that it is merely a short-term cash flow problem rather than massive debt, then they might be able to offer help.
Gramm relies on the fictitious Social Security trust fund to solve what he calls the short-term "cash flow problem," otherwise known as transition costs.
Recent buyers of Hong Kong real estate are now suffering a cash flow problem - ponying up interest payments much higher than their rental income.
'The weak cash flow problem is also due to low palm oil prices.
But while just over half has already been paid, Kvaerner said it would have a cash flow problem until the balance is paid next Friday.
Taxes that must be paid annually in interest that remains unpaid until a bond matures or is sold can produce a significant cash flow problem for many individual investors.
The Reveton Roadster is neither for shy, retiring types nor for those with a cash flow problem but then again, it is a Lamborghini.
"But there is a cash flow problem with some clubs."