How can I tell if there is strong demand for a preferred stock?

 What price is used to calculate preferred stock dividends?

 Why are preferred stocks considered lower risk than the same company's common stock?

 How do I pick the highest quality preferred stocks?

 What is the lowest preferred stock dividend rate that I can buy and still have some price protection?

 What is the difference between a 'cumulative' and a 'non-cumulative' dividend?

 When does the call date of a preferred stock occur?

 When a preferred stock is called how much do I get per share?

 How do I calculate the Effective Annual Return of a preferred stock investment upon its call?

 How do I avoid purchasing a preferred stock that I can never sell?

 What are the three types of preferred stock?

 What is a 'capital treatment event'?

 What is meant by a preferred stock's 'liquidation preference'?