'Cash Is King' Stocks

Updated from 7:01 a.m. EST

The old saying "Cash is king" is proving itself as relevant ever as business credit and commercial paper lending virtually grind to a halt. We are living in a time when credit is virtually nonexistent for large companies, forcing them to borrow short-term lines of credit at extremely distressed rates. For small and mid-tier companies, the short-term credit outlook is even more grim.

Given the above stresses in the market, it is essential for any company to have ample cash on its balance sheet. That said, here are a few names -- including Trident Microsystems ( TRID) -- to keep an eye on.

To read more, visit Stockpickr.com.

Stockpickr is a wholly owned subsidiary of TheStreet.com.

More from Investing

3 Best Investing Opportunities Right Now in Closed-End Funds

3 Best Investing Opportunities Right Now in Closed-End Funds

How Small-Cap Stocks Can Protect Your Portfolio From a Trade War

How Small-Cap Stocks Can Protect Your Portfolio From a Trade War

When Is It 'Worth It' to Work With a Financial Advisor?

When Is It 'Worth It' to Work With a Financial Advisor?

Amazon, Microsoft and Google Face Backlash over ICE, Military Deals

Amazon, Microsoft and Google Face Backlash over ICE, Military Deals

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In

3 Great Stock Market Sectors Millennials Should Invest In