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equity method accounting: Original post by Cam Merritt of Demand Media Companies buy and sell stock in other companies for both short-term profit and long-term strategic reasons. Corporate accounting rules categorize these investments as either passive, influencing or controlling. In general, an influencing stake is one in which your corporation owns between 20 percent and 50 percent of the other company's outstanding…

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