Tesla Dominates World’s Top 10 Most Popular Stocks

Abra, the global investment app, recently launched a new feature that enables investors outside of the US to make fractional investments in stocks and ETFs for the first time. Abra CEO Bill Barhydt is delivering a keynote presentation at Bitcoin 2019 in San Francisco today, where he is unveiling early global investing trends gleaned from thousands of equity holders in 154 countries. The results indicate that decentralized technology has the power to deliver on global financial inclusion and also look at equities specifically the most popular stocks.

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For the first time, investors from around the world are able to buy into the global economy despite geographical, technological or economic restrictions. Here are some of the key takeaways:

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  • Accessibility and affordability are the top problems addressed for users
  • Top 10 assets globally include Apple, Google, Alibaba, MSFT, Uber, Berkshire (full list in PDF)
  • Median total investment per user is $49.18
  • Top investments in Russia? Amazon. In Mexico? The S&P 500.  In Canada? Gold.  In Great Britain? Zoom.

According to data, the world is bullish on tech stocks. Tesla Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) was the outstanding most popular stock with the media investment at 191% higher than the overall media investment on Abra ($71.64 vs $24.65) . South Africa is the leading investor followed by France then Argentina. Tesla was also the most popular stock in the Philippines and Turkey.

Abra believes in the core tenets of cryptocurrency and that bitcoin will become the ultimate collateral asset the world uses to access and invest in other markets.

See the full list of the most popular stocks below - what do you think? Is it a matter of going with the crowd or is high ownership a contrarian signal to stay away? Tell us your thoughts in the comments section.

Most popular stocks worldwide, by country




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Jacob Wolinsky
Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of ValueWalk.com, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Prior to ValueWalk, Jacob was VP of Business Development at SumZero. Prior to SumZero, Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and four kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at)valuewalk.com - Twitter username: JacobWolinsky - Full Disclosure: I do not purchase any equities anymore to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest and because at times I may receive grey areas of insider information. I have a few existing holdings from years ago, but I have sold off most of the equities and now only purchase mutual funds and some ETFs. I also own a few grams of Gold and Silver