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Princeton's WordNet

  1. watered stocknoun

    stock representing ownership of overvalued assets; stock of a corporation whose total worth is less than its invested capital

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  1. watered stocknoun

    Shares of stock in a business that are inflated by parties colluding with the seller making inflated offers for the property that the stock represents, which are reported to potential sellers as indicative of the value of the stock.

    Etymology: Derived from the practice of "watering" livestock before sale, where the seller gives an animal a large quantity of water to drink before a potential buyer weighs the animal to determine its value.

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  1. Watered stock

    Watered stock is an asset with an artificially-inflated value. The term is most commonly used to refer to a form of securities fraud common under older corporate laws that placed a heavy emphasis upon the par value of stock.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of watered stock in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of watered stock in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  • capital inflado, acciones diluidasSpanish
  • பாய்ச்சியுள்ள பங்குTamil

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