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stocks income balance-sheet: Original post by Shula Asher Silberstein of Demand Media Stock is an investment in a company. When stockholders purchase stock, they are purchasing a partial ownership of the company, called stockholders' equity. The amount of stock sold affects stockholders' equity; however, selling stock does not affect a company's net income because the sale is recorded as a debit in one place and a credit in…

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