How Big Are The Big Five Tech Giants

The top five tech companies – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN), Apple(AAPL), Alphabet(GOOG) and Facebook(FB) Microsoft(MSFT) have enjoyed tremendous growth through the pandemic. Millions of people working from home and millions going online for shopping have helped these giants. The following charts shows the astonishing rise of these firms. Stock price growth since Dec 31, 2019: Click to enlarge   …

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Wufengshan Yangtze River Bridge: Video

The Wufengshan Yangtze River Bridge is a double deck suspension bridge across the Yangtze river in China. It carries an eight-lane expressway and a high-speed rail line. In fact, it is the world’s largest hi-speed railway bridge. This bridge was opened to traffic in Dec, 2020. The following is a cool video of this engineering marvel:   …

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State and Local Individual Income Tax Collections Per Capita: Chart

In the US, states and local governments collected $1,303 per capita in individual income taxes for fiscal year 2018 according to Tax Foundation. However tax collections vary widely between the states as shown in the chart below. The states with top per capita tax collections are: New York, the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Maryland, California and …

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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd: Upcoming 5-for-1 Stock Split

Canadian railroad Canadian Pacific(CP) has seen its stock soar in the past five years by over 157% based on just price growth (excluding dividends). The NYSE-listed stock closed at over $371.00 today. With most of the major railroad stocks trading in triple digit dollar range, CP decided to split the stock. Last week Canadian Pacific …

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