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2. Managing the Cash Position

d. describe how different types of cash flows affect a company’s net daily cash position;

What is the objective of managing short-term cash flows? Minimizing costs. The objective of managing short-term finances and doing short-term financial planning is to find the optimal trade-off between these two major costs: - carrying costs, the return forgone by keeping too much invested in short-term assets such as cash - shortage costs, the cost of running out of short-term assets