English Synonyms and Antonyms
In its governmental relations, human or divine, justice is the giving to every person exactly what he deserves, not necessarily involving any consideration of what any other may deserve; equity (the quality of being equal) is giving every one as much advantage, privilege, or consideration as is given to any other; it is that which is equally right or just to all concerned; equity is equal justice and is thus a close synonym for fairness and impartiality, but it has a philosophical and legal precision that those words have not. In legal proceedings cases arise for which the law has not adequately provided, or in which general provisions, just in the main, would work individual hardship. The system of equity, devised to supply the insufficiencies of law, deals with cases "to which the law by reason of its universality can not apply." "Equity, then, ... is the soul and spirit of all law; positive law is construed and rational law is made by it."
Blackstonebk. iii, ch. 27, p. 429. In personal and social relations justice is the rendering to every one what is due or merited, whether in act, word, or thought; in matters of reasoning, or literary work of any kind, justice is close, faithful, unprejudiced, and unbiased adherence to essential truth or fact; we speak of the justice of a statement, or of doing justice to a subject. Integrity, rectitude, right, righteousness and virtue denote conformity of personal conduct to the moral law, and thus necessarily include justice, which is giving others that which is their due. Lawfulness is an ambiguous word, meaning in its narrower sense mere legality, which may be very far from justice, but in its higher sense signifying accordance with the supreme law of right, and thus including perfect justice. Justness refers rather to logical relations than to practical matters; as, we speak of the justness of a statement or of a criticism. See JUDGE, n.
The justice of the king; to or for the oppressed.
the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation
conformity with rules or standards
"the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"
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It was a good week overall, net inflows just shy of $16 billion with all four asset groups - money markets, taxable bond funds, muni bond funds, and equity funds - taking in net new money.
In the first six months of this year Jefferies was involved with $61 billion of M&A transactions and has raised over $29 billion of equity, over 90 percent of which was done as bookrunner, our lending business through Jefferies Finance recently celebrated its 11th anniversary and we have underwritten over $60 billion of loans throughout the economic cycles over the past 11 years for our ever increasing client base. Our commitment to serving our corporate clients while maintaining high quality products for our investing clients remains our top priority.
Inventing this thing gave us first-mover advantage, that’s what allowed us to get so far ahead of the competition. When you get to a certain size and scale, it lets you invest in technology and innovation. You can pour money into marketing that the competition just ca n’t. And having 100 units gives us more notoriety and brand equity.
My ambition was to do something new and with a private equity firm, i will be CEO and a shareholder, so it will be more entrepreneurial.
The stronger dollar, the continued hammering of the euro equals continued lower equity prices ahead of the Fed comments next week, we'll know more of the Fed's thinking on Wednesday but right now most people are expecting a rate hike to come in June and the equity markets not to be very receptive of that.
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- безпристрастие, справедливост, нетен капиталBulgarian
- patrimoni netCatalan, Valencian
- friværdi, egenkapital, rimelighed, aktie, retfærdighed, billighedsretDanish
- Reinvermögen, Fairness, Aktien, Gerechtigkeit, Eigenkapital, Aktienanteil, Billigkeit, Unternehmensbeteiligungen, Gleichheit, Billigkeitsrecht, AktienkapitalGerman
- patrimonio neto, equidadSpanish
- oma pääoma, oikeudenmukaisuusFinnish
- solidarité, action, impartialitéFrench
- cothromas, cóirIrish
- 自己資本, 純資産Japanese
- mana tauriteMāori
- egenkapitalNorwegian Nynorsk
- valor líquido, equidade, equanimidadePortuguese
- imparțialitate, echitate, nepărtinireRomanian
- капита́л, справедли́вость, [[со́бственный]] [[капита́л]], беспристра́стность, [[собственный, беспристра́стие, а́кция, [[пра́во]] [[справедливостьRussian
- eget kapitalSwedish
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