Corporate finance

Definition:

One of the three areas of the discipline of finance. It deals with the operation of the firm (both the investment decision and the financing decision) from the firm's point of view.

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Annual meeting

Meeting of stockholders held once a year at which the managers of a company report to the stockholders on the year's results.

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