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(2) Business Finance

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capital
money need to start or set up a company
a loan
borrowed money paid back with interset, typically from banks
shares or equity
certificates representing units of ownership of a company
shareholders
people who invest money in shares and they own part of the company
share capital
money invested by shareholders
bonds
loans that pay interest and are repaid at a fixed future date
debt
money that is owed to other people or businesses
liabilities
a companies debts in accounting terminology
working capital or funds
the money that a business uses for everyday expenses or has available for spending
revenue
all the money coming into a company during a given period of time
profit
revenue minus the cost of sales and operating expenses
Balance Sheet
shows the company's assets, liabilities, and its capital
Profit and Loss Account or Income Statement
shows the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period, such as three months or a year