What's the Difference Between Bonds and Stocks?

March 14, 2023 Beginner
Stocks and bonds are very different investments. Learn how bonds differ from stocks as well as how bonds work, including what terms and characteristics are unique to bonds.
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Investing involves risks, including the loss of principal invested.

This material is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered a personalized recommendation or investment advice. Investors should review investment strategies for their own particular situations before making any investment decisions.

Lower-rated securities are subject to greater credit risk, default risk, and liquidity risk.