1. Bonds & Fixed Income

    A Primer On Preferred Stocks

    Offering both income and relative security, these uncommon shares may work for you.
  2. Single stock futures (SSFs) are contracts between two investors.
    Options & Futures

    Introduction To Single Stock Futures

    These contracts allow for easier shorting, and provide more leverage and flexibility than stocks.
  3. Investing

    Is preferred stock an equity or a fixed-income security?

    Preferred stock is equity. Preferred stock also (usually) has a fixed dividend payout. This is why some investors have referred to preferred stock as "a stock that acts like a bond." Perferreds are carried ...