Definitions

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  • n. A substance that is not a liquid.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ liquid

Examples

  • At the end of the first quarter, Penson held $97.4 million in nonaccruing receivables, which analysts said reflect nonliquid assets held as collateral against trades gone bad.

    Director of Clearing Firm Penson Resigns Amid Collateral Disclosure

  • If the United States slides into a recession, as many economists are predicting, those with nonliquid assets, such as artwork and jewelry, may be looking convert some of their holdings into cash.

    Daniel Grant: Art Collectors Turn to Pawn Shops

  • He almost walked away at one point but clinched the deal after getting the Federal Reserve to agree to provide as much as $30 billion in financing for Bear's mortgage and securities and other nonliquid assets.

    Executives Find Ways

  • Dry-goods, in England, means, “nonliquid goods, as corn” (i. e., wheat); in the United States the term means “textile fabrics or wares.

    Chapter 2. The Beginnings of American. 4. Changed Meanings

  • Other nonliquid assets may include proprietorships, partnerships or company stock in a firm that is not publicly traded.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The idea is purely speculative since real estate is a nonliquid durable asset.

    Irvine Housing Blog

  • Donations of toothpaste, nonliquid soap, toothbrushes, washcloths, and wet wipes/baby wipes (but not clothes or medicine) are being collected for chartiable organization Brother's Brother Foundation of Pittsburgh.

    San Antonio Business News - Local San Antonio News | The San Antonio Business Journal

  • For your total assets, add your liquid and nonliquid categories; for your total liabilities, add your immediate liabilities and long-term debt; and finally, for your net worth, simply subtract your total liabilities from your total assets.

    MND: Your Daily Dose of Counter-Theory

  • TARP allows the United States Department of the Treasury to purchase nonliquid, difficult to value assets from banks and other financial institutions.

    pfblogs.org: The Ad-Free Personal Finance Blogs Aggregator

  • Without admitting wrongdoing, the bank will buy back all types of nonliquid auction-rate securities, or ARS, from thousands of retail customers, charities and small businesses across the country by February 2010.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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