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Tip of the Day If You Don't Understand How An Investment Works, Don't Buy It

If You Don't Understand How An Investment Works, Don't Buy It - One of the most common mistakes made by people is buying things that they don't understand, and that...

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Preferred Shares

Preferred Shares - Preferred Shares are shares which provides a specific dividend. It is paid before the common share holders get paid. Preferred shares take precedent over common shares in the event of a liquidation. These shares represent part of an ownership of a company. Preferred shareholders do not enjoy voting rights, like common stock holders do. Preferred shares pay a fixed dividend, although the company does not have to pay dividend when it lacks the financial ability to pay. Still, in regard to common share holders, preferred share holders get their dividend before common share holders do. Investors with preferred shares also have a bigger claim on the assets of a company.

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Definition of the Day Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Employee Stock Ownership Plan - an Employee stock ownership plan is a trust by a corporation to its employees. It is a plan to make the employees part owners of the company by allowing them to purchase shares of the company. Contributions are made by the employee to the...

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