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In Reference To The Stock Market , What Are Equity Securities?

Equity securities include common stocks, preferred stocks, securities convertible into common stocks, and rights and warrants to subscribe for the purchase of common stocks. Equity securities may be listed on a stock exchange or NASDAQ National Market System or unlisted. Warrants are rights to purchase securities at a specified time at a specified price.

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