One-share-one-vote rule

Definition:

The principle that all shareholders should have equal voting rights in public companies and each shareholder should have one vote.

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Financial meltdown

Refers to events like steep fall in stock markets, decline in asset values, corporate losses etc. that hurt the economy and lead to losses for investors.

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