Bloomberg  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Renewable-energy companies are showing increasing interest in creating “yieldcos,” a strategy that may provide cheap capital, according to Abengoa SA’s chief executive officer.
newratings.com  9 hrs ago  Comment 
ProVen VCT plc Issue of equity 4 April 2014 The Directors of Proven VCT plc announce an allotment on 4 April 2014 of ordinary shares of 10p each ("Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the Offer for Subscription that opened on 22 October...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 3  Comment 
By Franklin Templeton Investments: By Grant Bowers, Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Franklin Equity Group® The U.S. equity market has benefited over the last five years from a steadily improving domestic economy and a healthy...
newratings.com  Apr 3  Comment 
ProVen VCT plc Issue of equity 3 April 2014 The Directors of Proven VCT plc announce an allotment on 7 March 2014 of ordinary shares of 10p each ("Ordinary Shares") pursuant to the Offer for Subscription that opened on 22 October...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 3  Comment 
The board of directors of Mayur Uniquoters has allotted 2.16 crore equity shares of ₹5 each as bonus shares in the ratio of 1:1 (one equity share for every one equity share held). The recor...
SeekingAlpha  Apr 3  Comment 
By Implied Value: Note: Mainstreet Equity trades on the TSX under the symbol "MEQ". All currency presented, including the summary, are in CAD. In keeping with the theme of great owner operators, I present Mainstreet Equity (OTC:MEQYF) or...
Financial Times  Apr 3  Comment 
Signs the US economy has started spring on a firmer note reflected by sectors that are barometers of stronger activity assuming leadership role in rally
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 2  Comment 
Tax breaks on R&D expenses proposed to be scaled down
Forbes  Apr 2  Comment 
When Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook was buying WhatsApp for $19 billion, the value of network effects burst back onto center stage. The staggering price tag for an instant messaging company with 450 million worldwide users (but merely 55...
Financial Times  Apr 2  Comment 
Operator of Frankfurt stock exchange falls after Reuters reports that the unit is being probed by US attorney’s office in southern district of New York



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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