Kate Austin, equityThe amount of money that would be returned to shareholders if a company’s assets were sold off and all its debt repaid. research analyst at Adviser Investments, has the market analysis for Wednesday, February 13. Driven by encouraging news that a government shutdown appears likely to be avoided, major U.S. stockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. indexes rose slightly today. Meanwhile, Apple made headlines with its new subscription-based video and news services. Also noteworthy, Levi Strauss filed SEC paperwork to trade on the New York StockA financial instrument giving the holder a proportion of the ownership and earnings of a company. Exchange. This is the company’s second IPO, following its 1971 offering and return to private status in 1985.