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record stock buyback: Original post by Cynthia Hartman of Demand Media When investigating a company's balance sheet, you might come across a shareholders' equity account named "Treasury Stock." This account holds shares of stock repurchased by the company. Corporations may repurchase some of their outstanding shares when they have excess cash and management thinks the market is undervaluing their stock.…

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