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Securities

A term referring to various financial instruments used to finance operations of businesses. These include bonds, mortgage notes, preferred stock, classes of stock, common stock, government notes and bills etc.

Book Value – Definition and Usage

05/15/2014

There are several definitions associated with the term ‘Book Value’ and depending on the context of its use, determines the correct definition and proper use.  The three primary uses of the term are as follows: Stock, Corporate Value or Balance [...]

Common Stock – Definition

01/21/2014

A document indicating ownership in a corporation is often referred to as common stock.   It identifies an equity position in a business.  The document or certificate is commonly referred to as a security and provides certain rights to the holder [...]