DRIP is an acronym for a dividend reinvestment plan. This type of investment program is a convenient way to buy stocks in a particular company without the assistance of a broker. Investors may purchase stocks by either: Having the dividends they obtain reinvested to buy more stock; or Purchase shares with minimum optional monthly payments of $25 or $50. Who Should Investing In A DRIP? DRIPs are plans you may want to include in your portfolio for retirement or for long-term savings goals as they offer the investor a number of … [Read more...] about What Is A Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
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American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) are stock in foreign companies that are traded in the U.S., just as you would buy and sell stock in America, and are valued in U.S. currency, thereby also paying money in U.S. dollars. American Depositary Receipts represent the acquisition of American Depository Shares, otherwise known as ADSs. Both ADR and ADS are often used interchangeably. What Are American Depositary Receipts? An ADS shows that you own a piece of equity in a company outside the U.S. Therefore, the certificate supplies individuals in … [Read more...] about What Are American Depositary Receipts?