The Three Global Online Retail Titans: An Overview

Amazon.com, Inc(AMZN), Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) and Mercadolibre Inc(MELI) are the top three online retailers in the world. Amazon dominates the US market though its increasingly under threat from competitors. From a seller of books the retailer has grown to be an advertising powerhouse and a leader in cloud services through its AWS division. …

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Distribution of US Equity Returns From 1825 To 2018: Chart

U.S. equities have returned positive returns in more years than negative returns based on historical data. Of the last 194 years, US stocks have yielded positive returns in 138 years (71% of the time) and negative returns in 56 years (29% of the time). Click to enlarge *Note that different sources of information (and index …

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Which Emerging Markets Are Cheap Now?

Global investors are turning their attention to emerging markets this year. Though these markets had a lackluster to poor performance last year, this year they are heading in the right track. Some of the major markets are already up by double digit percentage points year-to-date. The returns for few of the emerging market indices are …

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