TRADING SECURITIES Definition

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TRADING SECURITIES is investment in securities with the intention of selling them in the short term for a profit. These are reported at market value. Unrealized gains or losses on these investments appear in the Net Income for the period.

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POST DATE is placing on a document or a check a date that follows the date of the initiation or execution of the document. For example, a post dated check cannot be cashed until the date written on the check.

HORIZONTAL COMBINATION is a business combination of companies with similar functions in the production or sale of comparable products.

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