Investing and advisory is changing rapidly! For the first time since the dawn of online investing the financial services are changing from list based sites into more enticing offerings using the tools offered by social media.
An interesting article in Investment News presented examples of even the older generation moving to online services to manage their assets, read the article here.
Instead of having to select between individual stocks the casual investor looks to follow others and being able to invest in themes. A great example of a stock focused site for this type of investing is Motif Investing who has created a new type of brokerage firm around this concept.
This relates to all asset classes and not only stocks which is why Bricknode; with its broad API; can support financial service firms who wish to create their own concepts using Bricknode Financial Systems as the general framework.