ACCOUNTING RATIO is the result of dividing one financial statement item by another. Ratios help analysts interpret financial statements by focusing on specific relationships.
PERIODIC VALUATION allows for the determination on future dates the value of assets, portfolios, etc. with the idea of setting a new standard cost or value to those assets. Such revaluations, up or down, are then posted as the new standard cost or value. See REVALUATION.
CASHIERS CHECK; also known as a bank check, official check, tellers check, bank draft or treasurers check; is a check guaranteed by a bank. They are normally treated as cash because most banks clear them instantly.
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