Financial capital is money and intangible entities such as securities that can be converted into money. This can be contrasted with real capital such as machines that have a physical form. Financial capital can be used to acquire real capital. Likewise, financial capital often represents a right to real capital such as company's stock that represents a share of that firm's assets and future earnings. The following are illustrative examples of financial capital.
Debt capital such as a line of credit is considered financial capital. Financial capital can be negative.
Bills of Exchange
Certificates of Deposit
Exchange Traded Funds
Foreign Currency Deposit
Line of Create
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