Corporate Finance

Common Stock Definition

Common Stock Definition

Common stock is a financial asset which represents ownership of a company. Those who have common stock have voting rights and an ability to have a say in how the company is run.

Preferred Stock Definition

Preferred Stock Definition

A preferred stock is a type of stock which receives preferential treatment over common stock owners. It is often seen as a mix between a bond and a stock.

ETF Definition

ETF Definition

Exchange-traded funds, known as ETFs, is an investment fund which offers shares on the stock-market. Generally, ETFs specialize in indexes such as the FTSE 100.