newratings.com  Oct 22  Comment 
THOUSAND OAKS (dpa-AFX) - Amgen (AMGN) issued statement with respect to media inquiries concerning Third Point LLC's equity position in the company. The company noted that it maintains an active, engaged dialogue with all shareholders. It has...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 21  Comment 
By Douglas Albo: The latest shareholder meeting for the Nuveen equity option CEF restructuring/mergers was held yesterday October 20th, 2014, and was adjourned again until November 17th as a quorum has still not been achieved to either approve or...
Reuters  Oct 21  Comment 
Europe's largest media group, Bertelsmann SE & Co KGaA, said on Tuesday it had struck a deal to acquire Relias Learning from buyout firm Vista Equity...
OilVoice  Oct 21  Comment 
Rose Petroleum plc ROSE.L announce that it has signed an agreement with Rockies Standard Oil Company LLC. quotRSOCquot whereby RSOC has requested and Rose has agreed to issue ordinary shares
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 21  Comment 
PDS Multinational Fashions (scrip code: 538730) has informed the trading members of the BSE that its equity shares are listed and admitted to dealings on the exchange in the list of 'T' group secu...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 19  Comment 
The fund has been a consistent top-quartile performer, delivering 62% in the past year
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
The fund has been a consistent top-quartile performer, delivering 62 per cent in the past year
Financial Times  Oct 17  Comment 
BoE’s Haldane adds voice to concern over acting too quickly



Generally refers to the combined net value of all investment products one owns. Some common investment products include stock, stock options, bonds, cash, real estate, intellectual property and loans, among others.

Equities are the value of the shares issued by a company


An individual can own assets like stocks, cash in money market accounts, bonds. That individual also owns liabilities such as auto loans, mortgage on his home, and other debt such as credit card bills etc.

In such a case his combined equity would be all assets less all liabilities.

equity 14c., from equite (13c.), "equality, conformity, symmetry, fairness," from aequus "even, just, equal" (see equal). As the name of a system of law, 1590s, from Roman naturalis aequitas, the general principles of justice which corrected or supplemented the legal codes. [1]

equal (adj.) 14c, "uniform, identical, equal," from aequus "level, even, just," of unknown origin. Parallel formation egal was in use late 14c.-17c. The noun is recorded from 1570s. The verb is from 1580s, "compare, liken," also "match, rival." [2]

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