Non-Equity Security

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Non-Equity Security

Any security other than a stock. Examples include bonds and options. Non-equity securities may fluctuate in value in relation to stocks. For example, futures contracts may increase in price as stocks increase, while bond prices tend to move inversely to stock prices.
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The fourth distinction is that a nongovernmental entity's NFP status is independent of the entity's status as "public" or "nonpublic," which depends on whether the NFP entity has issued debt or other nonequity securities to the general public (or securities that now trade among the general public).
Since certain equity and nonequity securities may be included in a Sec.