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Publicly Held Corporation

Publicly Held Corporation

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A corporation whose shares of stock are held by and are available for purchase by members of the public. The shares of public corporations can be bought or sold on one of the major stock exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) or the National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (NASDAQ).

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