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Preferred vs Common Stock

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If you want to learn about the difference between Preferred Stock and Common Stock, check out this post. But I think the most valuable part of the post is this quote
In life you don't get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate
And if you are looking for a good book on negotiation, the one called "Getting More" by Stuart Diamond is incomparable!

Kidnap Capital - By Elizabeth Dickinson | Foreign Policy

Kidnap Capital - By Elizabeth Dickinson | Foreign Policy
Recently, a research institute here announced that Mexico suffers from the second-highest kidnapping rate of any country in the world -- three times higher than Colombia's during its darkest period of drug violence and second only to Venezuela.

Kidnapping is a hazard for travellers to Mexico, but it seems it has become increasingly dangerous to live in Mexico even for Mexicans!