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Do you know your investing level? For months our Tech team was busy engineering the smartest A.I. in the world, that would be able to estimate your experience in the world of investments up to months in 8 simple questions. Ok, just kidding, it’s a very random quiz. But it’s pretty accurate. Give it a go!

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…

It’s addictive When you first look at Edouard Manet’s “Olympia” , you just see a naked girl with her maid. But then you learn that this Olympia is the heir to the heroines of Titian, Goya and Ingres. You learn that this Olympia, exhibited at the Paris Salon in the XX century, caused outrage among the public, because the picture depicts a prostitute. You learn that this Olympia has a portrait accurately depicted face and…

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…