The internet has a profound impact on everything we do today. It has made things easy and accessible beyond our imagination. One of these things is investing. There’s no question that internet has been hugely beneficial for investing.
One of the biggest benefits the internet has provided for investing is perhaps the wide availability of information. Prior internet, investors had to get information from local libraries by reading finance literature and researching about companies and securities (stocks) or by directly contacting the companies for their latest financial reports, which was a very costly and time-consuming process.
Yes, not everyone could just simply trade in stocks. It demanded some really good efforts, money and time. But today it’s just a matter of few clicks!