All articles tagged Investing (62)

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

Recognizing Voleo for Its Social Trading Platform That Encourages Investment Clubs and Promotes Financial Literacy

In a Nutshell: Voleo is a platform that makes joining an investment club easier than ever. Not only does the platform help to remove anxiety for first-time traders, but its inherent group approach can also remove monetary constraints because participants pool their money. Additionally, Voleo promotes financial literacy with a number of resources for novice traders. It also facilitates its annual Voleo Student Competition, sponsored by NASDAQ, to encourage investing among younger... read more »

Roofstock Offers Analytics, Consultation, and Education to Simplify Remote Rental Investments for Buyers and Sellers

Roofstock Offers Analytics, Consultation, and Education to Simplify Remote Rental Investments for Buyers and Sellers

In a Nutshell: Roofstock is revolutionizing the process of buying and selling rental homes — allowing buyers to purchase with confidence no matter their geographic location or experience level. The company certifies properties and tenants for rentals transacted on its platform and gives sellers access to a worldwide market of potential buyers. Roofstock eliminates the guesswork and management hassles associated with buying rental homes and has facilitated the transaction of over $1.6... read more »

The Sun Exchange Allows Sustainable Energy Supporters to Earn Passive Income by Leasing Solar Cells in Emerging Markets

The Sun Exchange Allows Sustainable Energy Supporters to Earn Passive Income by Leasing Solar Cells in Emerging Markets

In a Nutshell: When communities, schools, and businesses rely on expensive, inefficient power sources, it may hamper growth and harm the environment. But by developing solar power structures in regions where the sun shines brightest, they can harness more affordable energy. The Sun Exchange offers a way for solar investors to fund those vital projects and earn returns from municipalities, schools, and businesses looking to save on their energy bills. The Sun Exchange process promotes... read more »

Recognizing Interactive Brokers for Its Universal Investment Management Solutions, Including Low-Cost Trades for the Active Investor

Recognizing Interactive Brokers for Its Universal Investment Management Solutions, Including Low-Cost Trades for the Active Investor

In a Nutshell: Traders today have a lot of options when it comes to how they choose to execute their buying and selling activities. And Interactive Brokers, with its long-standing reputation as a low-cost broker, is one platform definitely worth considering. The company offers access to markets from all around the world, and in multiple currencies, all with a single account. And Interactive Brokers considers itself a technology company that happens to be in the trading business, so... read more »

MarketPsych’s Frank Murtha on How Fear and Emotions Rule Investment Decisions and the Importance of Long-Term Management Strategies

MarketPsych’s Frank Murtha on How Fear and Emotions Rule Investment Decisions and the Importance of Long-Term Management Strategies

In a Nutshell: Stock market investors often make decisions based on emotions — namely fear. We spoke to Frank Murtha, Ph.D., a behavioral finance expert and Co-Founder of MarketPsych, to learn more about how investor sentiments can drive decisions and prices. Dr. Murtha said fear combined with the natural instinct to be reactive can lead to detrimental investment strategies. He said for long-term success, holding steady positions and keeping reactionary trading to a minimum is the... read more »

Regal Assets Enables Investors to Diversify Their Portfolios and Safeguard Their Finances with Precious Metals and Cryptocurrencies

Regal Assets Enables Investors to Diversify Their Portfolios and Safeguard Their Finances with Precious Metals and Cryptocurrencies

In a Nutshell: In the recession that began in 2008, investors received an important reminder of market volatility and the importance of diversification — especially in retirement portfolios. Regal Assets can help investors diversify their portfolios because it specializes in commodities, particularly precious metals and cryptocurrencies. As alternative assets, bullion and crypto help to hedge against downturns in other investments. Regal Assets is also delving into real estate and... read more »

CoinTracker Allows Crypto Traders to View a Portfolio of Their Holdings and Calculate Their Tax Liabilities

CoinTracker Allows Crypto Traders to View a Portfolio of Their Holdings and Calculate Their Tax Liabilities

In a Nutshell: CoinTracker helps cryptocurrency traders and hobbyists automatically sync their holdings from more than 30 exchanges and 2,500+ coins into one streamlined portfolio. The free portfolio tracks profits and losses and all completed transactions. A well-received add-on service allows users to print all of their transactions onto a tax-ready form that calculates capital gains taxes in a snap. Imagine being a stock trader without an organized portfolio of your holdings. That... read more »

By Democratizing the Venture Capital Industry, OurCrowd Allows High-Net-Worth Individuals to Invest in Early-Stage Private Companies

By Democratizing the Venture Capital Industry, OurCrowd Allows High-Net-Worth Individuals to Invest in Early-Stage Private Companies

In a Nutshell: OurCrowd allows individual investors to pool their money and make large venture capital investments in startups. More than $1 billion in committments has been received to date and over 170 companies and 18 funds have been invested in since inception  — including early investments in Beyond Meat's recent IPO and the bike-sharing company Jump, which was later purchased for more than $200 million by Uber. Investing through OurCrowd helps democratize angel investing by... read more »

Stockpile Makes Investing in Fractional Shares of the Market’s Most Popular Stocks Easy and Affordable for Everyone

Stockpile Makes Investing in Fractional Shares of the Market’s Most Popular Stocks Easy and Affordable for Everyone

In a Nutshell: Millennials are the first modern American generation to favor cash as an investment vehicle over stocks. But on the easy-to-use, sharing-minded Stockpile platform, as little as $5 can get users up and running as traders of inexpensive fractional shares of thousands of popular stocks. Stockpile also offers redeemable gift cards both on its platform and in physical stores like Target -- a marketing strategy that is introducing more and more younger Americans to the greater... read more »

With TipRanks, Investors Can Optimize Their Portfolios by Leveraging Insights from 15,000 Experts Through an Easy-to-Use Dashboard

With TipRanks, Investors Can Optimize Their Portfolios by Leveraging Insights from 15,000 Experts Through an Easy-to-Use Dashboard

In a Nutshell: Retail investors can have difficulty determining which analyst recommendations and portfolio strategies are the most trustworthy. TipRanks helps to solve this problem by providing ratings for sell-side analysts, bloggers, news outlets, and more. The company employs machine learning technology to scan thousands of articles and websites to determine the veracity and reliability of stock advice. This information is presented via a variety of data sets on the TipRanks... read more »