posted on Apr, 10 2010 @ 05:50 PM
And what kind of assets does a bank have?
Liquid Assets - Cash, for one. Yes, the bank as a corporation has its own cash. Just look at any balance sheet under the term "Cash and
Short-Term Investments - Securities bought and held for sale in the near future.
Money Owed - Receivable, for instance. Interest owed on loans as evidenced by signed and notarized loan contracts. Some of this interest is due and
payable in the short-term, and some is due and payable months and years from now.
Securities such as long-term bonds, stocks, etc.
Real Estate, Furniture, Equipment, Computers, etc.
Trademarks, patents, copyrights, etc.