Another word for stock. If you have equity in a company, it means you own shares in that company. You can have equity in a public or private company. Also known as having “skin in the game.” You invested money in the company in exchange for shares in that company, so you now have a stake in it (and how it performs over time). You can have equity in a public or private company. (See also: Stock, Bond)« Back to Glossary Index
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