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Tip of the Day Don't Be Afraid of Stock

Don't Be Afraid of Stock - Today, two-thirds or more of 401(k) money is invested into low-yielding bonds, because bonds are a much safer investment with lower risk than stocks,...

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Preferred Stock

Definition: A class of stock that usually pays a higher dividend than the common stock.  However, preferred stock is less liquid and usually doesn't have voting rights.

TeenAnalyst Advice: People usually buy preferred stocks to take advantage of their dividends.  Many preferred stocks pay dividends of 6% or more.  These stocks also move in relation to the stock price, but often less noticeably.

The alternative to investing in preferred stock is to invest in common stock.  This is what most investors do.

 

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Dot-Com - This is a term that is related to any business that does most of its activity on the internet. And the maintain a web site domain where the address in with a “dot” and then com. It is very common these days for any company to create a...

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