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stockholders equity accounts: Original post by Shula Asher Silberstein of Demand Media A business' net worth, which is its total assets minus its total liabilities, is often called owners' equity. If the business raises money by selling stock, the owners' equity is called stockholders' equity because all stockholders own a portion of the company. Businesses often list several categories of stockholders' equity to represent…

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