Currency Risk is the risk an investor is exposed to when investing in international markets. Currency risk is mainly associated with the fluctuations in exchange rates of the various world currencies.
Coupon Rate is the rate of interest paid on a bond, expressed as a percentage of the bond’s face value.
A Coupon is the periodic interest payment made to a bondholder during the life of the bond. (Usually semi-annual)
Convertible Preferred Stock are Preferred stock that can be converted into common stock at a particular time frame.
Class B Shares are a form of common stock that may have more or less voting rights that Class A shares. Generally Class B shares have lesser voting rights, but be vary of some companies that trick investors by using the perception of Class “B” (compared to “A”) shares to attach more voting rights to them than Class A shares.
Class A Shares are a form of common stock that may have more or less voting rights that Class B shares. Generally Class A shares have more voting rights, but companies sometimes trick investors by using the perception of “Class A” shares to attach fewer voting rights to them than Class B shares.