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What is a preferred stock?
Preferred stock is a type of stock that gives an investor different rights than other types of stock like common stock. It has many of the same aspects of bonds and common stock and is sometimes considered a hybrid of both. Companies that issue preferred stock often pay dividends to preferred shareholders, making it an enticing investment vehicle for those looking for fixed-income investments. H
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What Happens When a Public Company Goes Private?
We often hear about companies transitioning from private to public through an initial public offering, or IPO. But what happens when public companies transition back to the private markets? Most directly, shareholders might wonder what happens to the stock they hold in a company if it will no longer trade publicly. #learnarticlespotlight
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CGC Grading: A Guide for Beginners
A cornerstone of comic book collecting is the grade that a book is assigned by the CGC, or Certified Guaranty Company. Despite the CGC’s importance to modern collectors, many still don’t understand what it means for a comic book to be graded. By understanding CGC’s process, aspiring collectors will better understand why this grading process is so important. #learnarticlespotlight #comicbooks #alts
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How long will my retirement savings last?
Once you’ve retired you’ll be living off any savings you have, Social Security benefits, and, if need be, further assistance from friends, family, civic groups, and maybe further government assistance. You’ll need all this support because you’re likely to keep living for a long time after you’ve stopped working. #Retirement #LearnArticleSpotlight
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5 SEC Filings and What They Mean
The SEC is an independent government body established by the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. It was created in order to restore investor confidence following the stock market crash of 1929. The agency is tasked with maintaining a fair market, protecting investors and facilitating access to capital. #LearnArticleSpotlight #SECFilings
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