Business & Finance

Facts About Investing

Investing is full of interesting facts. Here are some of them and the most interesting ones. 


Long-Term Stocks Can Be Agonizing

Large businesses that people invest in for the long-haul, such as Disney or Monster, can make investors a lot of money over 20 years or so. However, they can be agonizing to watch for that long as there will be regular dips in the stock’s prices. 

Stock Prices Can Drop Even When Commodity Prices Rise

The price of a commodity that a company deals in can rise. That can make investors believe they have made a good decision. However, at the same time that the item is on the rise, stock prices can fall. 

Investors Can Always Lose Money

Companies can see growth at any point. However, their investors can lose money during this time. That might not make sense. But it happens because investors can bail at any point, leaving the remainder to lose money even as a company grows. 

Trading Currency Is Not Profitable

According to experts like Frederick Baerenz, trading currency is not profitable. There is a lot of evidence to support this statement. Some facts about trading currency include:

  • Almost 90 percent of traders lose money
  • The average loss is more than 10,000 Euros
  • Doing this for a long time can cost someone millions of Euros

The Market Is Rarely Average

According to Fred Baerenz, a business may grow by an average rate of somewhere between one and ten percent over 100 years. However, only a few of those years will be near the average rate. The rest of them may be double-digit gains or double-digit losses. 

Anyone looking to get into investing needs to know these facts. That can give them a better idea of what is to come. Then, they can plan to get the most out of their investing. This plan should include investments that look like solid options. However, it can also have riskier ones that can bring surprising returns.