TeachMeFinance.com - explain cash flow
cashflow -- The actual movement of cash. Used to measure
cash inflow minus cash outflow.
Cash Flow -- The movement of money into and out of your business.
cash flow -- the amount of cash earned after paying all expenses and taxes. Cash flow is calculated by adding: net after-tax income plus any bookkeeping expenses that result in items being deducted but not paid out in cash. Such bookkeeping entries include amounts charged off for depreciation, depletion, amortization, and charges to reserves. Cash flow is a measure of a company's worth and its ability to pay dividends on its stock.
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