A World of Languages

June 18, 2015

A proportional visualization of the world’s most popular languages from Open Culture:

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Click here for a larger format.

And here is a mind blowing stat:

Although the 23 languages visualized above are collectively spoken by 4.1 billion people, there are at least another 6700 known languages alive in the world today.

From an investment perspective, analyzing companies across all these languages, countries, and cultures can be a daunting, if not impossible, task.  However, a momentum strategy is built from just one input–price–and that common denominator enables us to use essentially the same relative strength engine on a variety of investment universes.  Just one of the many benefits of a momentum-based approach to investing.

HT: Jim O’Shaughnessy

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