hard asset

An alternative term for *tangible asset.

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  • hard asset — ➔ asset * * * hard asset UK US noun [C] ACCOUNTING, FINANCE ► TANGIBLE ASSET(Cf. ↑tangible asset) …   Financial and business terms

  • Hard asset — Hard Assets are investments with intrinsic value such as oil, natural gas, gold, farmland, and commercial real estate. Typically hard assets are an excellent inflation hedge. [Commodity Prices and Inflation, What s the Connection?… …   Wikipedia

  • Hard Asset — A tangible and physical item or object of worth that is owned by an individual or a corporation. In currency transactions, hard assets are synonymous with currencies that the public generally has faith in, such as the U.S. dollar or the euro. A… …   Investment dictionary

  • hard-asset — /hahrd as et/, adj. denoting an asset with intrinsic value: diamonds and other hard asset commodities. * * * …   Universalium

  • hard-asset — /hahrd as et/, adj. denoting an asset with intrinsic value: diamonds and other hard asset commodities …   Useful english dictionary

  • hard cost — UK US noun [C, usually plural] ► FINANCE money paid for building supplies and the work involved in building: »By far the largest portion of the expenses in a construction project are the hard costs of the actual construction. ► ACCOUNTING the… …   Financial and business terms

  • asset — anything of worth that is owned. The assets of a business are money in the bank, accounts receivable, securities held in the name of the business, property or buildings, equipment, fixtures, merchandise for sale or being made, supplies and all… …   Financial and business terms

  • Asset — Any possession that has value in an exchange. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * asset as‧set [ˈæset] noun [countable] ACCOUNTING FINANCE something belonging to an individual or a business that has value or the power to earn money: • The …   Financial and business terms

  • Asset management — Asset management, broadly defined, refers to any system whereby things that are of value to an entity or group are monitored and maintained. It may apply to both tangible assets and to intangible concepts such as intellectual property and… …   Wikipedia

  • Hard money lender — Hard money lenders are lending companies offering a specialized type of real estate backed loan. Hard money lenders provide short term loans (also called a bridge loan) that provide funding based on the value of real estate that has been… …   Wikipedia

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