Working capitalA company's current assets (cash, debtors, work in progress) less its current liabilities (creditors, taxes due). This capital is used by a company to run its business.
Working capitalDefined as the difference between current assets and current liabilities (excluding short-term debt). Current assets may or may not include cash and cash equivalents, depending on the company.
Attempting to complete the remaining part of a trade, by finding either buyers or sellers for the rest.
Working awayWorking away
Transacting with another broke../../finance-glossary/dealer.
Working DrawingWorking Drawing
Drawing used by workman in construction.Shows all structural detail such as electric, plumbing, partitions, etc.
Working orderWorking order
Standing order in the marketplace, through which a broker bids or offers to fill the order in a series of lots at opportune times in hopes of obtaining the best price.
Negative working capitalNegative working capital
Occurs when current liabilities exceed current assets, which can lead to bankruptcy.
Further SuggestionsWorking capital management
Net working capital
Working capital ratio