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    what does equity mean

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    It is the stock or any other security representing an ownership interest. The amount of funds contributed by the owners, which are the shareholders and the retained earnings, or losses that are noted in the balance sheet is known as the shareholder’s equity. 

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    1. The quality of being fair and impartial: "equity of treatment".
    2. A branch of law that developed alongside common law in order to remedy some of its defects in fairness and justice, formerly administered in special courts.


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