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Preferred Stock

A non voting certificate of equity in a corporation’s hierarchy of purchased ownership. It is generally assigned a right to an annual interest rate in exchange for no voting privileges, thus the title ‘Preferred Stock’.



The one single term mostly equated to capitalism is ‘Stock’.  When a business is incorporated, stock is the core medium of exchange for the investment.  The company issues a certificate referred to as stock in exchange for the investment – [...]

Common Stock – Definition


A document indicating ownership in a corporation is often referred to as common stock.   It identifies an equity position in a business.  The document or certificate is commonly referred to as a security and provides certain rights to the holder [...]