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Term Of The Hour

number preferred shared: Original post by Ryan Menezes of Demand Media Preferred stock reduces the profits available for common stock dividends. http://photos2.demandstudios.com/DM-Resize/photos.demandstudios.com/getty/article/251/183/78454905.jpg?w=700&h=700&keep_ratio=1 Comstock/Comstock/Getty Images A company's common stock offers investors dividends proportional to the company's profits. Preferred issued stock…

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