Business / Finance / Carrot Equity: A loose quantity term sometimes used to describe the amount of a commodity underlying one commodity contract; e.g., 'a car of bellies.' Derived from the fact that quantities of the product specified in a contract once corresponded closely to the capacity of a railroad car.
Equity Noun Synonyms: fairness, impartiality, even-handedness, justice, fair play, objectivity, disinterest, fair-mindedness, equitableness, open-mindedness, disinterestedness, neutrality, tolerance, judiciousness, right-mindedness, high-mindedness
Business / Accounting / Net Assets (Owners Equity): The ownership interest in the assets of an entity: equal total assets minus total liabilities. MORE
Business / Debt / Negative Equity: A situation where the purchaser of a property has taken out a mortgage and some time after the purchase, the value of the property falls below the mortgage amount. MORE
Business / Taxes / Long-Term Equity Anticipation Securities (LEAPS): These long-term options on stocks have expiration dates of up to three years rather than the shorter terms of most stock options, which are never longer than nine months. The benefit of LEAPS, from an MORE
Business / Finance / Long-Term Debt-To-Equity Ratio: A capitalization ratio comparing long-term debt to shareholders' equity. MORE
Business / Finance / Owners Equity: Paid-in capital plus donated capital plus retained earnings less liabilities. MORE