cash flow

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cash flow

Money that one has readily available. I can't go shopping again until my cash flow situation improves—I refuse to charge anything else this month.
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cash flow

n. cash; ready money. When I get a little cash flow at the end of the week, I’ll treat you to a hamburger.
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That is, the statement of cash flows offers an accounting perspective, and the free cash-flow measure offers a financial perspective (Kousenidis, 2006).
In point of fact, financial instability stems from the dynamic relationships tying up income, balance-sheet and portfolio cash flows, which lead to three distinctive mechanisms that build up such cash-flow positions: hedge, speculative, and Ponzi financing, which Minsky explains this way:
It is instead smarter to have your cash-flow spreadsheet be a "worst-case scenario." Exaggerate a bit on your expenses and minimize a tad on your income.
As a business owner, I hope you can appreciate the importance of cash-flow management and will make the time to analyze your company's cash-flow needs.
When I look at the difference between cash-flow lending and asset-based lending, I believe that it primarily starts as an access issue.
Notwithstanding outside assistance, after a few months owners/managers should be able to prepare their own cash-flow systems.
These projects may be turnarounds, repositionings, or properties with intrinsic (or ultimate) future value but limited cash-flow today.
According to Nelson, the basics consist of three years worth of balance sheets and income/expense statements, a projected balance for the upcoming fiscal year and a month-to-month projected cash-flow analysis for one year.
The incremental information content of cash-flow components.
Following this line of enquiry, and taking advantage of the cash-flow model, research on conflicts of interests, rent-seeking and soft-budget constraint has been carried out by Apreda (1999, 2001, 2002b, 2003, 2005b).
While transferring the liability to the captive provides additional cash flows by way of accelerated tax deductions, a further additional cash-flow benefit may be achieved through cost savings by accessing the "wholesale" markets as opposed to the "retail" insurance markets.
The mean cash-flow ratios for the product-strategy and capital-expenditure samples are 4.58% and 4.56%, respectively, as compared to 8.67% for US R&D firms (Szewczyket al., 1996) and 6.10% for US bidders (Lang et al., 1991).
"That doesn't solve the [current] cash-flow problem."
If earnings-per-share growth goes down, but your cash-flow-per-share growth speeds up because you made some large acquisitions, people who like the cash-flow growth replace the ones who like the EPS growth.