CONTRIBUTED SURPLUS Definition

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CONTRIBUTED SURPLUS is money a company receives by selling shares above par value or their stated value, or from government donation of land to the company, etc. Contributed Surplus is a balance sheet item that is part of the shareholders' equity.

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STREET NAME, in securities, is securities held in the name of brokers, banks or their nominees, instead of in the customer's name.

HARD COPY is a printed copy of information as opposed to information stored in computer readable form.

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