CASH BOOK Definition

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CASH BOOK is a book that records all payments and receipts of business transactions; whether by cash, check or credit card.

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YIELD ON STOCK is the percentage of the annual dividend to the current price of the stock, e.g., a $30 stock with a dividend of $2.00 has a yield of 6.6%.

DEFEASANCE is a. the release of a debtor from the primary obligation for a debt. A legal defeasance could take place in absolute terms, i.e., the debt could cease to exist for anyone (by being forgiven or set aside), or the creditor could formally recognize that another party has taken over the primary obligation for the debt; and, b. in securities, a technique used by bond issuers to dis­charge old, low-rate debt by purchasing a smaller amount of higher-yielding U.S. Treasury debt. The Treasuries are held in trust to service the old debt being retired.

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