Is investing in equities risky? Most would say yes – thanks to the pervasive stereotype of the stock market investor as a gambler—reckless and compulsive, someone looking to ‘win big’. To add on to this, the last financial crisis has also left an impression on some of the stock market being risky. Surveys show that compared to previous generations, millennials are far more hesitant to invest in equities¹.
In many ways, this is nothing more than a fear of the unknown. And the solution is simple—knowledge. In the following infographic, we will teach you what you need to know about equities so you can make more informed investment choices.
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