“Stocks are a way to invest in the growth and earnings of a company.
By purchasing shares of stock in a company, investors are actually taking ownership in the corporation. As investors acquire more stock, their ownership stake in the company becomes greater. As such, investors get voting rights—one vote per share of stock. Owners typically are entitled to vote on the selection of the company’s directors and other matters of importance…”
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