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Why Governments Do Not Issue Stocks

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Governments do not issue stocks because:

they cannot sell ownership claims
they cannot sell debt claims
the Constitution expressly prohibits it
they cannot compete effectively with corporations relative to profits

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Governments do not issue stocks because:

they cannot sell ownership claims <-- correct answer
they cannot sell debt claims
the Constitution expressly ...

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The solution provides the correct answer and discussion for the reason why governments cannot issue stocks.

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