A bond that can be retired prior to maturity by the issuer is a ____________ bond.
Which of the following are characteristics of preferred stock?
It pays its holder a fixed amount of income each year, at the discretion of its managers.
It gives its holder voting power in the firm.
Its dividends are usually cumulative.
Failure to pay dividends may result in bankruptcy proceedings.
With regard to a futures contract, the long position is held by