Stocks

Stocks are a type of investment that signifies ownership in a fraction of a company. Build your investment knowledge with our collection of learning paths.

Basics of stocks

The first step in stock investing is to learn the basics. Begin here and build your foundation.


All about dividends

Learn the concepts of investing in stocks that pay a dividend. With a better understanding of dividend-paying stocks you can decide what role they may play in your portfolio.

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International stocks

Are you curious about international stocks? There may be interesting reasons to invest outside the US. Uncover some common misconceptions about investing overseas.

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Preferred stocks

Preferred stocks are hybrid securities that often deliver yields higher than those of common stocks or corporate bonds, but there is more to the story. Before you invest, learn what makes preferred securities different from common stocks and other high-yield securities.

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Key things to know about IPOs

If you are thinking about investing in an initial public offering (IPO), it's important to make a well-informed decision. Check out the info below to help determine if it may be an appropriate strategy to align with your investment goals.


Using stock tools

Optimizing our tools can help make your stock investment decisions easier. Screen stocks and learn how to research stocks based on what's important to you.