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Preferred vs. Common Stock: What's the Difference?

  • The main difference between preferred and common stock is that preferred stock gives no voting rights to shareholders while common stock does.
  • Preferred shareholders have priority over a company's income, meaning they are paid dividends before common shareholders.

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Blue chip

A blue chip is stock in a corporation with a national reputation for quality, reliability, and the ability to operate profitably in good and bad times

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Growth stocks

growth stock is a stock of a company that generates substantial and sustainable positive cash flow and whose revenues and earnings are expected to increase at a faster rate than the average company within the same industry. 

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Stocks

Stocks are fractional pieces of publicly traded companies. If you own a company's stock, you own a piece of that company. 

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