Equity

Equity means a stock or any other security representing an ownership interest.
Equity means on a company’s balance sheet, the amount of the funds contributed by the owners (the stockholders) plus the retained earnings (or losses). Also referred to as “shareholders’ equity”.
Equity means In the context of margin trading, the value of securities in a margin account minus what has been borrowed from the brokerage.

Important Bookkeeping Terms

Important Bookkeeping Terms: Before attempting to learn the art or science of bookkeeping it will be better to clarify some of the terms that will have to be used again and again. Transaction: Any dealing between two persons or things in a transaction. It