Finance Formulas / July 18, 2018 / Rory Wise
The current ratio is mainly used to give an idea of a company's ability to pay back its liabilities (debt and accounts payable) with its assets (cash, marketable securities, inventory, accounts receivable). As such, current ratio can be used to make a rough estimate of a company’s financial health. The current ratio can give a sense of the efficiency of a company's operating cycle or its ability to turn its product into cash.
When the cross elasticity of demand for product A relative to the change in the price of product B is negative, it means that the quantity demanded of A has decreased relative to an increase in the price of product B. An increase in the price of B will reduce the quantity demanded of A.
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