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Is it possible for shareholders to get a companies assets in place of currency?

To my knowledge being a shareholder is owning a portion of a company. Then by that logic shouldn't a shareholder be able to request a companies assets instead of money? As an example, if I own 100 ...
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Are there internationally published sources of trade sanctions?

How to implement embargoes with respect to a trading company? Let's assume i am a small trading agent which assists and guides small exporters and importers while keeping embargoes and light ...
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How is bartering (goods for goods) conceptually related to trading (goods for money) and monetary (money for money) exchange?

My terminology may be off on this one but I can't get a definitive answer on how the above are related. To me, it seems like bartering is a superset of trading which is itself a superset of monetary ...
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Why is bartering uncommon in modern countries?

Recently, I witnessed two acquaintances of mine engaging in bartering, where one traded his services for the services of the other. Both services had about the same value. By trading them directly, ...
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Trading - pending bids/offers

For a while I have been doing some personal research into technical trading. I have seen assorted documents and videos where people discuss charts showing the price moving up and down. No doubt there ...
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How is it possible that all currency exchange rates are fixed w.r.t. to each other?

I wondered if it would be beneficial to exchange a currency through one or more "in-between" currencies. For example: instead of trading Russian Ruble (RUB) to Euro's (EUR), one would trade from RUB ...