Investing in Mining Towns – A Sound or Hazardous Investment Decision?

With the triple whammy of low entry points and the promise of high yields and short term rapid capital growth, it’s easy to see why many property investors are lured into buying property in Australian mining towns. But what are some of the hidden dangers?

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Investing in Fine Wine

The anticipated worldwide economic recovery is yet to materialise and the key financial markets from Tokyo to New York are still in an unfavourable state. Confused investors who are being forced to look for secure havens that will prove to offer good returns during recessions and financial commotion, are looking narrowly at the high returns yielded over the past few years from Fine Wine investment.

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Women and Minorities As Angels and Angel Investment Recipients

The Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire conducts an annual survey of angel investors and entrepreneurial ventures that pursued angel investment, then publishes that information each year in a comprehensive report. The report began breaking out data for minorities and women in 2004. Below is the summary of the participation and access levels for minority entrepreneurs and angels and women entrepreneurs and angels during the period 2004-2010, taken from the Center for Venture Research’s annual reports.

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