Joint Stock Company

Business / Finance / Joint Stock Company: A form of business organization that falls between a corporation and a partnership. The company sells stock, and its shareholders are free to sell their stock, but shareholders are liable for all debts of the company.

Other Words for Company

Company Noun Synonyms: companionship, society, fellowship, attendance, presence, associates, friends, companions, comrades
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Other Words for Joint

Joint Verb Synonyms: seam, union, juncture, connection, junction, intersection
Joint Noun Synonyms: roast
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Other Words for Stock

Stock Adjective Synonyms: livestock, (domestic or farm) animals, cattle, beasts, horses, cows, oxen, sheep, goats
Stock Noun Synonyms: pedigree, bloodline, house, dynasty, (line of) descent, genealogy, extraction, roots, lineage, family, ancestry, parentage, breeding, heritage
Stock Verb Synonyms: supply, store, inventory, stockpile, reserve, reservoir, cache, hoard, wares, merchandise, goods, selection, assortment, range, variety, array
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Public Utility Holding Company Act Of 1935

Business / Finance / Public Utility Holding Company Act Of 1935: Legislation intended to eliminate many holding company abuses by reorganizing the financial structures of holding companies in the gas and electric utility industries and regulating their debt and div MORE

Public Company

Business / Taxes / Public Company: The stock of a public company is owned and traded by individual and institutional investors. In contrast, in a privately held company, the stock is held by company founders, management, employees, and MORE

Prior-Preferred Stock

Business / Finance / Prior-Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that has a higher claim on all dividends and assets in liquidation than claims of other preferred stock. MORE

Qualifying Stock Option

Business / Finance / Qualifying Stock Option: A benefit granted by a corporation that allows employees to purchase shares at a discount price. MORE

Quarter Stock

Business / Finance / Quarter Stock: Stock with a par value of $25 per share. MORE

Registered Investment Company

Business / Finance / Registered Investment Company: An investment firm which is registered with the SEC and complies with certain stated legal requirements. MORE

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