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Practices and Patterns of Informal Investors

The work described here provides information with respect to the characteristics, practices, patterns and perspectives of Canadian informal investors. The work draws on empirical data to update profiles of typical individual investors. Breakdowns are presented of: investors' personal characteristics (education, experience, financial attributes, and occupation); investors' investment patterns including their expectations and investment patterns (investment size, sector, stage, frequency of investments, location of businesses); and investors' experiences regarding the availability of investment opportunities.

Date: 2001
Format: PDF
Catalogue number: Iu188-24/2006E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-43186-3

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