Cash flow

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A cash flow describes a real or virtual movement of money:wikipedia
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Cash

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A cash flow describes a real or virtual movement of money:
Cash is seen either as a reserve for payments, in case of a structural or incidental negative cash flow or as a way to avoid a downturn on financial markets.

Free cash flow

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Subset terms include net cash flow, operating cash flow and free cash flow.
In corporate finance, free cash flow (FCF) or free cash flow to firm (FCFF) is a way of looking at a business's cash flow to see what is available for distribution among all the securities holders of a corporate entity.

Rate of return

returnreturnsreturn on investment
to determine a project's rate of return or value. The time of cash flows into and out of projects are used as inputs in financial models such as internal rate of return and net present value.
It comprises any change in value of the investment, and/or cash flows which the investor receives from the investment, such as interest payments or dividends.

Internal rate of return

IRRannualized rate of returninternal rates of return
to determine a project's rate of return or value. The time of cash flows into and out of projects are used as inputs in financial models such as internal rate of return and net present value.
Given a collection of pairs (time, cash flow) involved in a project, the internal rate of return follows from the net present value as a function of the rate of return.

Net present value

NPVdiscounteddiscounted present value
to determine a project's rate of return or value. The time of cash flows into and out of projects are used as inputs in financial models such as internal rate of return and net present value.
More realistic problems would also need to consider other factors, generally including: smaller time buckets, the calculation of taxes (including the cash flow timing), inflation, currency exchange fluctuations, hedged or unhedged commodity costs, risks of technical obsolescence, potential future competitive factors, uneven or unpredictable cash flows, and a more realistic salvage value assumption, as well as many others.

Operating cash flow

operating cash flow (OCF)
Subset terms include net cash flow, operating cash flow and free cash flow.
Cash flow

Cash flow forecasting

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Cash flow projection
Cash flow is the life-blood of all businesses—particularly start-ups and small enterprises.

Capital gain

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Capital gain
Capital gains may also refer to a different form of profit received from an asset which refers to "investment income" in the form of cash flow or passive income that arises in relation to real assets, such as property; financial assets, such as shares/stocks or bonds; and intangible assets.

Cash flow hedge

Cash flow hedge
A cash flow hedge is a hedge of the exposure to the variability of cash flow that

Cash flow statement

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Cash flow statement
1) provide information on a firm's liquidity and solvency and its ability to change cash flows in future circumstances

Passive income

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Passive income
Cash flow

Accounting liquidity

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to determine problems with a business's liquidity. Being profitable does not necessarily mean being liquid. A company can fail because of a shortage of cash even while profitable.

Profit (accounting)

profitprofitsprofitability
as an alternative measure of a business's profits when it is believed that accrual accounting concepts do not represent economic realities. For instance, a company may be notionally profitable but generating little operational cash (as may be the case for a company that barters its products rather than selling for cash). In such a case, the company may be deriving additional operating cash by issuing shares or raising additional debt finance.

Accrual

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as an alternative measure of a business's profits when it is believed that accrual accounting concepts do not represent economic realities. For instance, a company may be notionally profitable but generating little operational cash (as may be the case for a company that barters its products rather than selling for cash). In such a case, the company may be deriving additional operating cash by issuing shares or raising additional debt finance. cash flow can be used to evaluate the 'quality' of income generated by accrual accounting. When net income is composed of large non-cash items it is considered low quality.

Income

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cash flow can be used to evaluate the 'quality' of income generated by accrual accounting. When net income is composed of large non-cash items it is considered low quality.

Capital expenditure

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3) capital spending. This is the cost or gain related to the company's fix asset such as the cash used to buy a new equipment or the cash which is gained from selling an old equipment.

Cash flow sign convention

Cash flow sign convention
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Outline of finance

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Income trust

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The main attraction of income trusts (in addition to certain tax preferences for some investors) is their stated goal of paying out consistent cash flows for investors, which is especially attractive when cash yields on bonds are low.

Leveraged buyout

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A leveraged buyout (LBO) is a financial transaction in which a company is purchased with a combination of equity and debt, such that the company's cash flow is the collateral used to secure and repay the borrowed money.

Credit risk

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In the first resort, the risk is that of the lender and includes lost principal and interest, disruption to cash flows, and increased collection costs.