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issuing common stock: Original post by Lexa W. Lee of Demand Media Common stock is a type of equity investment that represents a partial ownership in a corporation. It entitles the shareholder to certain rights and privileges that are different from those enjoyed by holders of preferred stock, according to accountant Larry Walther at the School of Accountancy, Utah State University. However, the corporation also enjoys…

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