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Author: MajorMajor78 One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 77391  
Subject: Re: Preferred Stocks Date: 1/28/2011 3:44 PM
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I looked into preffered stocks once and was completely disgusted. Preffereds used to be relatively simple but have morphed into incredably complex securities. Some are callable, some "mature" and turn into common stock at a pre-determined ratio which may benefit the investor or the company more. You almost need to be an expert to dable in this area. Eventually I purchased PFF a preferred stock etf and let the pro's do the legwork while I collect the dividend.

Scott
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