One of the most important questions investors can ask themselves is whether to invest in bonds vs. stocks. For most investors the answer is probably some mix of stocks and bonds. We hear these two words all the time but do you truly know the difference between the two. Also, from time-to-time you may hear stocks referred to as equities and bonds referred to as fixed income. Here is a summary of the differences of bonds vs. stocks:
• Stocks are only issued in corporations. Bonds can be issued by corporations or government entities.