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EMPLOYED, generally, is having your services engaged for; or having a job especially one that pays wages or a salary. In a more specific sense employed means: to put to use, e.g. funds employed or ideas employed.
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CURRENT FACE, in securities, is the current monthly remaining principal of a certificate computed by multiplying the original face value of the certificate by the current principal balance factor.
PROPRIETARY THEORY is where no fundamental distinction is drawn between a legal entity and its owners, i.e. the entity does not exist separately from the owners for accounting purposes. The primary focus is to report information useful to the owners, and therefore the financial statements are prepared from their perspective. See ENTITY THEORY.