The Evolution of AT&T and Time-Warner

Telecom giant AT&T Inc (T) and Time-Warner Inc(TWX) want to merge. However the US Justice department is against this marriage and has filed a lawsuit against the merger.Now the drama will continue in the courts for the next many months or years. Most of the industries are oligopolies where a handful of companies dominate the …

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Tech Sector Dominates Emerging Equity Markets

Tech stocks have become a major sector in emerging markets. Up until now emerging markets have generally been known for commodities, consumer goods, manufacturing and financials. That is no longer the case as tech companies in emerging countries are growing faster, getting more innovative and in some cases beating their developed market peers. In the …

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Bloomberg BusinessWeek: 50 Companies To Watch in 2018

BusinessWeek magazine recently published a list of 50 companies to watch for next year. Selected from a list of 6,000 global stocks there are some interesting options in this list to consider for investment. Some of the foreign stocks that appear in this list include: BASF SE (BASFY) Danone SA (DANOY) Eni SpA (E) Mercadolibre …

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End of the Line for National Bank of Greece ADR

National Bank of Greece has announced the termination of its ADR program. The bank’s ADR used to trade on the NYSE under the ticker NBG and crashed hard during the soverign debt crisis and implemented 3 reverse stock splits. Then when that did not work the bank started trading on the OTC market from Dec, …

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Petroleum in Brazil: Infographic

Petróleo Brasileiro S.A.  or simply called as Petrobras(PBR) is the state-owned Brazilian oil company. Petrobras used to a high-flier with the ADR hitting over $70 a share in 2008. Since then it has been gone nowhere but down year after year. The massive corruption scandal that was uncovered and falling oil prices have led this …

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