Crowdfunding is nothing new, having been around since the late 1990’s. Crowd investing is a more recent concept. Take the Singapore-based Investing Note, for example.
Founded in 2014, InvestingNote is a free social networking site which enables interaction amongst retail investors and professional traders in Singapore and the South-East Asian region. According to its tagline, the …
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WhatShares launched in April 2016 and claims to be the first publicly available, real time stock scanner in Asia. Nonsense, I hear you say. What about investing.com, stockflock, and Google Finance (to name a few). Fair enough. You caught me.
WhatShares is actually a stock scanner (as opposed to the ‘garden variety’ stock screener suggested in the article title). The key differences being that, unlike a stock screener, a stock scanner:Analyses live streaming data Is used by prop traders, active traders and dealers / brokers Doesn’t usually include fundamental data or financial ratios; and are Often developed for [...]