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Investment Blog

If you use our Orca app, then you know how its interface looks. But have you ever wondered who made it? We’ve talked to our product designer Alina Pravdyukova about our app and also asked her some personal questions so you guys can get to know her better. How do ideas for developing the app appear and how quickly are they implemented? We constantly interview our users, find out what people would like to see…

Porsche…Porsche… PORSCHE… A machine that is impossible not to admire—and the company that produces it is now a huge corporation. In 2020, despite the pandemic, Porsche AG sold 272,162 cars, and its value grew to €28.7 billion (≈£22.9 bn). But it was not always so. Back in the last century, despite having iconic status, Porsche AG was still a small, family-owned sports car corporation. Yet somehow, in 2005, the company decided to take over the mighty Volkswagen…

In honour of the Heritage Open Days, Orca decided to give everyone who buys the God save the Queen collection a stock from Barclays. It’ll be available only today, so if by chance you have forgotten how to buy collections in Orca, it is the time to remember how to do it. Inspired by the festival, we in Orca thought that in fact art and investment are very similar in many things. It’s addictive When…

Less than a year ago, Orca was a tiny calf in a form of a waitlist! And now Orca is a cool app with a lot of useful features that perfectly match the needs of those who are new to investing and seasoned investors. Initially, only LSE stocks were available for purchase in the app, but soon everything will change. In the near future, stocks from the NYSE and NASDAQ will appear in the Orca…

ETFs or index funds? What’s the difference? Should I consider ETF and index investing or can I keep calm and  invest only in stocks and bonds?  Okay, folks, relax. Take a deep breath and read the article. ETFs vs. funds explained Exchange traded fund or simply an ETF is a kind of index fund. Basically it’s a kind of basket filled with securities traded on an exchange. And an index fund is a form of…

Some (actually many) investors from time to time think of selling stocks and withdrawing their money. Especially such thoughts come to novice investors, trying to lure them back to the dark side of non-investing. Red candles of stock prices are like the red lightsaber of Darth Vader giving rise to despair. But calm down, folks, and keep your emotions out of your investment decisions. Make no rush selling your stocks even if you think that…

How to benefit from inflation You may think, whether we need to protect against inflation or if it’s possible to make profit from it. Inflation affects different spheres of life. Let’s go through them all and find out how to survive inflation. Inflation, what kind of beast is that? Prices are like kids, they grow day by day. But unlike kids, prices never stop growing. For example, two months ago you bought your favourite chocolate…

With years investing becomes more and more popular. We suppose there’re two main reasons for that: People are more conscious nowadays, and they want to be sure their future is safe;With such online trading apps like Orca investing becomes simple as never before. All you need is your smartphone and Internet connection. But if you’re still asking yourself the question “Should I invest?”, then we’re here to tell you why investment is important. Why investing?…

Investment could be both a pleasurable adventure and a headache, and many of you may be wondering how to invest into stocks, so as not to lose your nerves and money. Unfortunately, there is no way to predict the future and reduce the risk of loss entirely. But… There are different strategies and recommendations for investing in stocks, which can help to reduce risk.  Here’re our 8 shares investment tips: What’s the plan? Before investing…

“Freedom is nothing but a chance to be better.”Albert Camus, French author, journalist and philosopher The 21st century is in full swing, and it has finally dawned on us: “Seriously, dudes, women can also be financially independent”. Bravo! The 20th century was a battle for women Of course, it hasn’t always been that way. In 1966, the now-famous investment adviser, Geraldine Weiss, received a letter from a reader who wrote: “I can’t imagine myself ever…