LeoGlossary: Equity

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Ownership in a firm.

In real estate, this is the difference between what the property could be sold for and any debts against it.

With a brokerage account, it is the value of the assets held minus any debit balance from margin trades.

It is also commonly used as a synonym to "stock". When someone refers to the equities market, they are talking about the stock market.

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