This past week Italian luxury sports car maker Ferrari had its initial public offering priced at $52 a share, under the ticker symbol RACE.
This past week the Misery Index hit a 59-year low. Created in the 1970s by economist Arthur Okun, the Misery Index attempts to capture the “misery” felt by a country’s citizenry.
The general perception among many investors is that the place to find growth is in the Emerging Markets, which presumably are expanding more rapidly than their developed-world counterparts.
That “Sucking” Sound You Feel May be a “Bandwidth Hog” We’ve all heard of “bandwidth hogs” – applications, programs or people that consume an outsize portion of total available internet capacity.
Are we worrying too much about this issue? Maybe. Maybe not. Anyway, this week we take a closer look at the declining fortunes of “the world’s factory” — China.
Is Starbucks the Great Pumpkin or Not? Earlier this month Starbucks fans were treated to the annual arrival of Pumpkin Spice Latte. The Pumpkin Spice Latte is Starbucks most popular specialty beverage of all time and marks the return of autumn for many customers. Starbucks has significantly revamped the beverage this year because of pressure […]
Since the financial crisis, we have been inundated with the idea that the private sector is to blame for the misery that has befallen the American public.
Are the Investment Markets All Acting the Same? If you have thought to yourself recently that there seems to be a rise in the number of days when all stocks are going up or all stocks are going down, with large moves in either direction…