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stockholders equity components: Original post by Cam Merritt of Demand Media All corporate financial reporting boils down to the "basic accounting equation" -- a company's total assets are equal to the sum of its total liabilities and its total stockholders' equity. Put in simple mathematical terms, assets = liabilities + equity. If you know a company's assets and liabilities, you can calculate its equity using simple…

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