ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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FORWARD, in securities, is an agreement between two parties to exchange specific items, for example, two currencies, at a specified future date and a specified price.
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Adjustments will vary dependent upon how the company accounts for its revenue and exceptional transactions. Enter the amount for "Adjustments to Gross Sales", or its equivalent, as reported in the company's financial reporting document in 1,000's. Enter a zero for no adjustments.
STALE CHECK is a check that is six months or older than the date affixed to the check by the maker. If a customer's check is presented more than six months after the date appearing on the check, the paying bank has the option of paying or dishonoring the check because the check is deemed "stale".