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authorized shares issued: Original post by Bryan Keythman of Demand Media Issued shares are shares a company has sold to investors. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/81/145/78430585.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images The amount of a company's authorized common shares is the number of shares of common stock that the company is legally allowed…

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