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Should Facebook Investors Be Concerned?

Should Facebook Investors Be Concerned?

February 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Facebook has established itself as the most popular social network worldwide, yet its stocks have been up and down. Here’s a look at the facts and figures around some of the concerns investors may have in an infographic from FinanceDegreeCenter.com.

Surviving a Zombie Portfolio

Surviving a Zombie Portfolio

November 6, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Is something not quite right about your investment portfolio? Perhaps there is something sinister lurking in your investments, costly charges, under-performing funds and super high risk? There are a number of zombie portfolios out there giving the false impression that you are getting good value for your money. Well rplan shows us how to spot an investment zombie and ways to counter the damage.

The 10 Worst Celebrity Real Estate Investments of All Time

The 10 Worst Celebrity Real Estate Investments of All Time

October 24, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Most believe investing in real estate without money is difficult, and some believe it’s a flat out fallacy. Yet, real estate investing WITH money certainly offers no “easy” guarantees, either as evidenced in this infographic by Epic Real Estate that looks at the 10 worst celebrity real estate investments of all time.

The Great Gold Rout

The Great Gold Rout

May 21, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

What caused the sudden drop in gold price? After a decade of revival, the price fall in April was the biggest dip in market confidence for 30 years. Is this precious metal vulnerable to further decline or is it a temporary setback for the ‘safe-haven asset’? Take a look at the Great Gold Rout infographic from Saxo Capital Markets.

The Silver Squeeze

The Silver Squeeze

May 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Following is an infographic from The Austrian Insider of the recent physical silver shortages in April 2013. Despite the fact that the price of silver had its worst decline in 30 years, demand has never been higher resulting in large premiums and delivery delays for physical delivery.

The Reality Behind Day Trading

The Reality Behind Day Trading

March 7, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

We all love the idea of day trading, but deep inside the truth behind day trading is different to what many expect. This infographic provided by TradivingSim provides some hard facts about the reality behind day trading, and some actionable tips to keep in consideration.

Rise of the Angel Investor

Rise of the Angel Investor

February 20, 2013 | By | 1 Comment

The number of angel Investors and the amount of of dollars they’ve invested have significantly increased over the last ten years, allowing aspiring entrepreneurs more opportunities than ever to achieve success for their early stage companies. This infographic, presented by InvestorPitches.com, visualizes this significant increase in angel investors and invested dollars in the last decade, as well as where in the United States angel investors are currently making the most deals, and which industry sectors are being provided the most angle share dollars.

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em: Top US Companies for Investors

Love ‘Em or Hate ‘Em: Top US Companies for Investors

February 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Phillip Morris, Walmart, and Bank of America all have one thing in common: Americans say they hate them! That’s right, these are a few of the companies that many American’s dislike. However, they are great for investors. Check out the infographic from Great Business Schools to see more companies that American’s love or hate and that are good or bad for investors.

Women vs Men: Who’s the Better Investor?

Women vs Men: Who’s the Better Investor?

November 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The ultimate question: Men or Women? rplan is breaking it to pieces (investment-wise) with their new infographic. Wonder who makes more rational decisions or who’s the bigger risk-taker? Who does research and who asks around for advice? Want to know who is the better investor? All that and much more in the latest ‘Men vs. Women’ infographic.

Greatest Investors of All Time

Greatest Investors of All Time

November 1, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Want to know some cool facts & figures about the greatest investors of all time? Wondered which one of them payed his college fees with poker winnings? Who has a Ph.D in philosophy? Which one of them is the richest and who broke the bank of England? Check out the following infographic from rplan about the biggest names in stocks and investments plus a little extra about the richest person in history.

The Shrinking Dollar

The Shrinking Dollar

September 10, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Inflation is a very real problem that neither candidate seems apt to discus on the campaign trail. This infographic from Wholesale Gold Group is aimed at bringing awareness to people so that they can make more informed investment and saving decisions.

Are Target Date Funds a Good Choice?

Are Target Date Funds a Good Choice?

August 11, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Investing in a target date fund seems like the easy answer to retirement planning. But how can a single fund be appropriate for thousands of investors. Check out this infographic published by Jemstep to see the limitations of target date funds.

The Cost of Bad Buy/Sell Decisions

The Cost of Bad Buy/Sell Decisions

April 3, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Ask 10 people what investing means, and chances are they’ll all say “growing your money.” Yet despite popular Hollywood portrayal of how investing works, research shows that most of us still try to time the market, typically resulting in buying high and selling low. In this infographic, Jemstep examines why many of our buy/sell decisions are wrong, the damage it does to our portfolios, and a better way to invest for maximum returns over the long run.