Looking forward to next year, if Baldwin’s current cash amount is $20,132 (000) and cash flows from operations next period are unchanged from this period and Baldwin takes ONLY the following actions relating to cash flows from investing and financing activities:
Issues $2,000 (000) of long-term debt
Pays $4,000 (000) in dividends
Retires $10,000 (000) in debt
Which of the following activities will expose Baldwin to the most risk of needing an emergency loan?