Definition: A stock (also known as an equity or a share) is a portion of the ownership of a corporation. A share in a corporation gives the owner of the stock a stake in the company and its profits. If a corporation has issued 100 stocks in total, then each stock represents a 1% ownership in the company.
Terms Related to Stocks
- Do Changes in Stock Prices Cause Recessions?
- Information on Stocks and the Stock Market
- The Stock Exchanges
Books on Stocks
- How To Make Money In Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times or Bad
- Stocks for the Long Run, 4th Edition
- Super Stocks