Daily FX  2 hrs ago  Comment 
Patience is indeed a virtue, but for the trader it is more practical as it keeps us from placing trades that don't make the grade.
newratings.com  7 hrs ago  Comment 
OCTOPUS APOLLO VCT PLC 2 July 2015 Issue of Equity and Total Voting Rights Octopus Apollo VCT plc (the "Company") announces that 2,413,053 Ordinary Shares of 10p each have been issued and allotted today at a price of 89.3p per...
Wall Street Journal  Jul 2  Comment 
Noble Group has been busy buying back its beleaguered stock. That risks weakening the more important fight: defending its credit.
Forbes  Jul 1  Comment 
Activity levels remained high across the global equity market for a second consecutive quarter, with quarterly data compiled by Thomson Reuters showing that companies around the world raised $279 billion through IPOs and follow-on offerings over...
Financial Times  Jul 1  Comment 
These tech booms, separated by 15 years, are strikingly similar
newratings.com  Jul 1  Comment 
OCTOPUS AIM VCT PLC 1 July 2015 Issue of Equity, Closure of Offer and Total Voting Rights Octopus AIM VCT plc (the "Company") announces that 1,336,865 Ordinary Shares of 1p each were issued and allotted today at a price of 120.0p per...
newratings.com  Jun 30  Comment 
OCTOPUS TITAN VCT PLC 30 June 2015 Issue of Equity, Closure of Offer and Total Voting Rights Octopus Titan VCT plc ("the Company") announces that a final allotment of ordinary shares of 10p each ("Shares") were issued and allotted today...
The Economic Times  Jun 30  Comment 
Equity indices of countries such as Iceland, Ukraine, Russia and Thailand have fallen by nearly 85-90% after they defaulted on debt payments.
newratings.com  Jun 30  Comment 
WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Allscripts (MDRX) and NantHealth, a cloud-based information technology company, announced they have taken a significant step forward in their strategic partnership through two cross-investments and a strengthening of their...



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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