In its recent quarter, Goldman showed massive declines in its trading revenues of both bonds and equities, 20 to 30 percent.
These days, however, sophisticated investors and those with large pools of capital are trading in everything but U.S. equities.
China holds about $1.5 trillion in Treasury bonds, equities and the like.
He was an equities trader with Solomon Brothers who was laid off in 1981 with a $10 million severance package.
The distinction between bonds and stocks is that between promises to pay and equities.
As the goods are sold, so are the equities in them released, and the balance is credited to the mill.
In pushing this work, it regards neither the equities of commercial law, nor the vested rights of others.
That's what it amounts to, when you get down to it, behind all the bank balances and equities.
Once more Bonteck went over the equities patiently and painstakingly.
Where the equities are equal the law prevails, in any course it likes to pursue.
early 14c., from Old French equite (13c.), from Latin aequitatem (nominative aequitas) "equality, conformity, symmetry, fairness," from aequus "even, just, equal" (see equal). As the name of a system of law, 1590s, from Roman naturalis aequitas, the general principles of justice which corrected or supplemented the legal codes.
In real estate, the financial value of someone's property over and above the amount the person owes on mortgages. For example, if you buy a house for $100,000, paying $20,000 down and borrowing $80,000, your equity in the house is $20,000. As you pay off the principal of the loan, your equity will rise.