10 Investing facts you probably don't know - but should

AOL Money Staff
Individual investor
Individual investor

The securities industry spends hundreds of millions of pounds a year in advertising, but that doesn't mean the general public is getting the straight scoop.

Nor does the blanket coverage from the financial media ensure that the public is shielded from misinformation. So, as you contemplate investing for the New Year, here are 10 facts you probably don't know (but should):