Why Do Financial Markets Love Donald Trump?

From 8 November 2016, the day of Trump’s victory, U.S. stock markets are experiencing very strong raises. Indeed S&P 500, NASDAQ and DOW JONES all hit all-time record highs in the first months of Trump’s presidency. Why? This infographic from Il Trading Per Te shows the top 5 reasons why financial markets seem to like Trump so much.

The History of Banking

The American financial system has taken many forms since its inception in the pre-Revolution colonies. The system we see today is a far cry from the era when thousands of different bank notes circulated the country and major historic figures — including Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton — debated the merits of a central bank. This infographic looks at the history of banking.

What’s Not In Your Wallet?

Paper money looks like it’s on the decline; cryptocurrency appears to be growing in popularity. But, what exactly does this mean for you? How does this affect you and your investments in gold? Learn more about cryptocurrency’s rise in popularity from this infographic from US Gold.

How Many Dollar Bills Are in Circulation?

How many dollar bills and other forums of currency are in circulation in the United States? The answer might surprise you. This infographic by TitleMax.com details the amount of money in circulation in the United States as well as how many coins and new banknotes are entered into circulation each year. One of our most favorite interesting tidbits was that there were over 91 million dollars in pennies minted in 2016. That’s a lot of pennies!

Finance Goals By Decade

Everyone knows goals are important, but how many of us actually have them, especially regarding how we manage our money? It can be a confronting subject to think about, especially if you’re nowhere near where you’re supposed to be! But don’t worry too much about it – firstly, many (most?) people don’t have it figured out either. Secondly, it’s never to late to get started!

The Cost of Coffee And Other Creature Comforts

If you just think a little, and make a short list of things, small things, you buy daily, and then calculate how much money you actually spend every year, on things that you don’t even notice, you’ll be surprised. This infographic shows a very simple, yet very realistic breakdown on just a few things that only cost you a few bucks.