StocksStocks can help contribute long-term growth towards your financial goal. History has repeatedly demonstrated that stocks, as a portfolio asset, have outperformed every other type of investment over periods of time.
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A share of stock is the smallest unit of ownership in a company. If you own a share of a company's stock, you are a part owner of the company. You have the right to vote on members of the board of directors and other important matters before the company. If the company distributes profits to shareholders, you will likely receive a proportionate share. Stock investing involves risk including loss of principal.
Corporations may also issue preferred stock, which represents a class of ownership with a stated dividend that must be paid before it is paid to common stock holders. Preferred stock does not usually have voting rights but preferred stock holders have priority over common stockholders on earnings and assets in the event of liquidation.