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What Are Dividends and How Do They Work?

What are Dividends?  

When companies make money, they give away part of these earnings to their shareholders. These declared earnings are called dividends. They come in the form of money (cash), stocks and a less likely form of assets.

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Common Stock Vs. Preferred Stock: There’s More than one way to play

There’s More Than One Way to Play: Take Risks or Play It Safe?

Common Stock vs. Preferred Stock

When you invest in a company you become a shareholder and are issued a certain number of shares. You become a stock …

Buy And Hold Investing: The Advantages & Disadvantages

The buy and hold investing strategy is essentially just what it sounds like: Purchase stocks and then hold them for an extended period of time. The underlying assumption for the buy and hold strategy is that stocks tend to go …

Understanding Bid and Ask Prices

How to get the best prices buying and selling stocks – Bid Price and Ask Price

Imagine you’re at a flea market. You head over to one of the stands and see a baseball card that you want. And even …

Building An Investment Portfolio: Learn The Basics

Taking control of our finances can be really empowering – but it can also be really terrifying.  So many of the choices we are forced to make today only produce results far into the future and, for some, the risk …

All You Need to Know About Fundamental and Technical Analysis

Anyone can trade in the stock market, but that doesn’t mean they know what they are doing. If you are lucky, you can make a good deal of money but you are just as likely to lose it all. You …

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