Financial Infographics

Visual Representations of the Financial Landscape

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Halloween Spending

It's a common opinion the Halloween is a spooky time of year, but the most chilling part of it all? The spending! When you add up the cost of candy, costumes, can cards, expenses can be more frightning than the most terrifying of horror movies. Learn all about the Halloween economy and see how it compares financially to other national holidays in this scary infographic!

Thanksgiving Spending

We've come a long way since the first Thanksgiving at Plymouth Rock in 1621. Though many complain that Thanksgiving has become nothing more than an excuse to overeat and watch football, there's nothing more to it than that. Check out these surprising facts about Turkey Day and its associated costs.

Holiday Spending

'TIS THE SEASON FOR LOTS OF SPENDING FA LA LA LA LA LA LA LA LAAA! The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas are among the busiest for shopped and retailers nationwide. Leard about traditional spending behaviors, top gift ideas for the 1%, and holiday stock picks from the pros.

2014 Investment Projections

Online Trading Academy is a leading souce of investor training, with 34 financial education centers around the world as well as a full online curriculum. Here are investment and trading fgorecasts for 2014 from some of Online Trading Academy's top traders.

Top 10 Mistakes Traders Make When Filing Their Taxes

Active investors and traders have special challenges when it comes to filing taxes. If you want to stay on good terms with the IRS, watch out for these common mistakes. The list is brought to you by OTA Tax Pros, our affiliate which specializes in tax preparation and taxation advice for traders. Find out more about how you can avoid audits, reduce taxes legally and keep more of your profits at OTA Tax Pros.

Financial Survey Results

Online Trading Academy conducted a survey of traders and investors in January 2013, asking questions regarding the state of the economy and the financial future. Thousands of responses were received that yielded fascinating results. Here are some key findings.

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