The Benefits of Cloud Computing

The benefits of Cloud computing cannot be under estimated. The biggest player in this new technology is the e-commerce giant Amazon(AMZN). Amazon Web Services(AWS) generated over $12.0 in  revenue in 2016. Other companies such as Microsoft(MSFT), Alphabet(GOOG) are also growing their cloud offerings. The following chart shows some of the benefits of cloud computing over …

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How Far Have FTSE 100 Index Stocks Fallen From Their All-Time Highs?

Many of the companies in the FTSE 100 index are still down from their all their highs reached before the Global Financial Crisis(GFC) of 2006-07. Despite the index reaching all high records recently these companies’ stocks are languishing. Some of them may never recover their previous highs in our life times. This is especially true …

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The Top 25 Financial State-Owned Multi-National Companies 2017

The Top 25 Financial State-Owned Multinational Corporations (MNCs) ranked by Foreign Assets as of 2015 are listed in the table below: Click to enlarge Source: World Investment Report 2017, UNCTAD The Royal Bank of Scotland(RBS) is majority(72%) owned by the British state. The state is the largest shareholder in many of the top banks in emerging markets such …

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Honda vs. Tesla: A Brief Review

Electric automaker Tesla(TSLA) has become one of the most valuable auto companies the world. Investors are highly attracted to the company’s stock for its growth potential. In this post, let’s take a quick look at how Tesla compares with the Japanese auto giant Honda. Equity investors in Tesla have enjoyed phenomenal gains. The firm’s stock …

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Five Stocks to Consider from Chile

The first round of Presidential election was held recently in Chile. The billionaire Conservative Sebastián Piñera won the first round and is due to face the Socialist candidate Alejandro Guillier in the second round on December 17. Mr.Sebastián is likely to win that round as well and become the President of Chile. From an investment point …

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