CURRENT ASSETS Definition

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CURRENT ASSETS are those assets of a company that are reasonably expected to be realized in cash, or sold, or consumed during the normal operating cycle of the business (usually one year). Such assets include cash, accounts receivable and money due usually within one year, short-term investments, US government bonds, inventories, and prepaid expenses.

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY SET is a graphical depiction of the Capital Allocation Line; which depicts expected rates of return between risky and risk-free assets.

SENIOR DEBT/NOTE are loans or debt securities that have a claim prior to junior obligations and equity on a corporation's assets in the event of a liquidation.

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