BUDGET DEFICIT Definition

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BUDGET DEFICIT is usually the difference between government spending and revenue and thus the amount that needs to be borrowed. Definition varies between countries.

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PAID-IN-CAPITAL is capital received from investors for stock, equal to capital stock plus paid-in capital, NOT that capital received from earnings or donations. Also called contributed capital.

PUBLIC OWNERSHIP is either: a. Government ownership and operation of a productive facility for the purposes of providing some goods or services to citizens; or, b. in investments, portion of a corporations stock that is publicly traded and owned in the open market.

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