|Consists of Bond securities issued by the government, Corporate Bonds, Municipal Bonds, and mortgage debt instruments.|
Involves the purchases and sales of stocks conducted on regular trading exchanges.
|Seen as less risky than equity investments. As such, they typically offer lower potential returns.||Can experience considerable price highs and lows.|
|No voting rights for holders.||Equity holders generally have voting rights.|
|No dividends paid.||Dividends paid at the discretion of management.|