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Updated on January 9, 2011

Online investment is what everyone wants to go into these days. The reason for this craze for online investment is that people need money and the tight credit and the slowing down economies of many countries. Investing online is not a rocket science but has its rules that every online investor must strictly observe if they want to make money online.


This is a question that needs to be answered by all that want to invest on the World Wide Web (the internet). The internet has made it possible for people from remotest part of the world to interact business with people from all over the world.

Online investing is the wave that is catching the business world and the investment community in particular. Online investing can be of any type and kind which are listed and briefly explained below.


Online investment is of various type but the main categories are those listed here:


Online real estate investing is the most popular category of online investing / business. Investors in this category are websites owners who rent out space to advertisers in exchange for money. This form of online investing has been in place for a very long time but was recently made popular by the introduction of Google Adsense.

The domain names you buy are like the houses you buy that you can use for whatever you want to use it for. You can decide not to use your online investing avenue for advert space renting but to sale your own products


Gone are the days when you have to go through hassles for you to invest in the shares of foreign companies. The online stock investing gave room for the once envisaged global stock market. Online stock investing is open for everyone who wants to diversify his or her stock portfolio. Global stock diversification is one of the best ways of removing the unsystematic risks of shares investing. Unsystematic risks are those risks that are peculiar to particular industry or companies. On the other hand, systematic risks are those risks that are market oriented. i.e. risks that are inherent in the stock market.


Online marketing is a form of online investing that has provided lots of business opportunities for so many people- old and young- alike.


Online investing popularly known as FOREX TRADING is the trading of foreign exchange. To trade on forex, you will need to register with a forex broker or market maker.


  • A fast computer
  • Internet connection
  • Good and marketable ideas
  • The right mix of online investing and marketing knowledge
  • Patience and the right frame of mind set

It is important to note that online investing is a going concern that requires a life time learning process. So, to be successful in online investing, you will have to always learn as much as you can. You can start by reading all that you can find on this site. Or better still; buy the amazon books displayed in this hub.


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