Q. What are some important dates to keep in mind when investing in dividend-paying stocks or ETFs?
When it comes to getting the benefits of dividends, there are a few dates to keep in mind. Dividends are paid on the payment date. This is set by the board of directors and, ultimately, the shareholders. This is the date the dividend checks or electronic payments are sent to eligible investors.…
Q. Are loaned securities SIPC protected?
Are loaned securities SIPC protected? The securities loaned to a borrower may not be protected by Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) coverage. SIPC coverage protects customers in instances where a brokerage firm that has custody of his/her assets goes bankrupt. Where can I learn more about SIPC coverage?…
Q. Investing Glossary
| A | B | C | D | E | F | H | L | M | P | R | S | U | # | A ADR fee ADR stands for American Depository Receipt. An ADR fee is charged on foreign stock investments.…
Q. Securities Lending
Securities lending is a kind of investment activity that allows whole-share owners of securities to earn extra income by loaning out their shares. Partial share owners are not eligible for securities lending. The owner of the whole-share (the lender) loans their securities to a financial institution,…
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