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A Stock is an ownership interest in a company. When you buy a stock, you become an owner in the company.
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What is a Stock?

A stock is ownership in a company. When you buy stock in a specific company. You become one of the owners of that company. You are called a Shareholder. You…

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What is Common Stock?

Common stock is the main class of stock. When someone mentions “stock”, they are usually referring to common stock. When you buy common stock, you become an owner of the…

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What is Preferred Stock?

Preferred Stock is its own unique type of stock. When you buy preferred stock, you are called a Preferred Shareholder. As a preferred shareholder, you usually do not have Voting…

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Spending vs. Saving: Do You Know How To Save Money?

…heading in a positive direction. Low unemployment, tax reform and a robust stock market are signs the economy may prosper in 2018. For some, this may give them the false…

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What are the Different Types of Preferred Stock?

Preferred Stock, and when you own callable preferred stock, the company has the right buy back their preferred stock at a pre-determined price. The next type of preferred stock is…

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What is Black Monday, the Worst Stock Market Crash?

…when investors sell stocks. Although investors were broadly concerned about stock prices being too high and various economic issues, there wasn’t one specific event on Black Monday that caused investors…

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What’s the Difference between Common and Preferred Stock?

What’s the Difference between Common and Preferred Stock? There are five main differences between common stock and preferred stock: Dividends When the Board of Directors declares a dividend, preferred shareholders…

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What is an ETF?

…a mutual fund. Both an ETF and mutual fund are funds that own a portfolio of assets, such as stocks or bonds. So both an ETF and mutual fund offer…

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What is a Stock? A Trading Day Concept

What is a Stock? A stock is ownership in a company. When you buy stock in a specific company, you become one of the owners of that company. You are…

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What is a Stock Order? A Trading Day Concept

What is an Order? When an investor wants to trade a stock she will often give a trader specific instructions to trade that stock on her behalf. These instructions are…