Example sentences for: illiquid

How can you use “illiquid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Sourpuss McCain; Illiquid Forbes

  • What a financial intermediary (a bank or something more or less like a bank) does is pool the money of a large number of people and put most of that money into long-term investments that are "illiquid"--that is, hard to turn quickly into cash.

  • But there isn't enough cash to satisfy all of them, and because the bank's other assets are illiquid, it cannot sell them quickly to raise more cash (or can do so only at fire-sale prices).

  • It is only a theory of the "demand for money"--of the choice between holding illiquid bonds and liquid cash.


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