Saturday, December 25, 2010

Assets

Assets are securities, instruments, obligations, contracts, rights, and other things of value that a fund holds. A fund's total assets is the current dollar value of all of the assets that a fund holds. Typical assets that are held in a fund include cash, equities, bonds, derivatives, as well as other things like deferred tax assets, rebates, etc. A related and important concept is asset classes.

Synonyms: Asking price, Offer price, Ask
 
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