The Periodic Table of Commodity Returns 2007 Thru 2016

Investing in commodities is not suitable for most retail investors despite pushing them as an asset class to own. Just like stocks and bonds, hundreds of ETFs, mutual funds and other instruments exist to invest in them. Commodity investing is probably the 2nd most risky proposition after currency trading/investing. This is because unlike stocks or …

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Unicorns Waiting in the Wings: Infographic

Unicorns are start-up companies valued at more than $1 billion. These private firms are waiting in the wings to have their IPOs. According to a report by CB Insights and quoted by FT Alphaville, currently there are 183 unicorns globally as shown in the infographic below: Click to enlarge Source: CB Insights via FT Alphaville

Periodic Table of Investment Returns: Emerging Markets 2002 Thru 2016

The following chart is the Periodic Table of Investment Returns for select Emerging Markets from 2002 thru 2016. This is a followup post to the developed markets chart I posted earlier. Click to enlarge Source: Novel Investor For an interactive version of the above chart please go here. Related: Review: The Callan Periodic Table of Investment Returns …

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