The shareholder usually has control over when to convert the shares, but in some cases there are provisions that allow the company to force conversion.
An investor may choose to do this conversion if they believe the company has high upside potential, and they want common stock exposure which would allow them to participate more in market gains.
The bond market is huge — actually larger than the stock market, if you can believe that — and there are literally...
A fixed income security is one designed to pay interest/coupon payments on a predetermined basis, or a fixed schedule
A corporate bond is a debt security issued by a public or private company to raise capital
An open-end fund is a collective investment product where the issuer can redeem or issue shares at any time
Active management is the practice of attempting to outperform the market with selection and timing
Market exposure is the degree to which an investor is participating in the risks and returns of the market as a whole
An earnings call is when a company opens up a teleconference line or webcast that the public can join to hear the...
Publication 17 is a very large and detailed guide to help individuals correctly file their federal income tax returns
The Head-and-Shoulders Top pattern forms when a currency pair is testing new highs on an uptrend, but fails to retest its high
W.D. Gann developed a suite of technical analysis tools around the 1930s, with Gann Fans being among the most essential