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Global 5000 Companies and Brexit

When the results from the UK referendum vote were posted a few days ago, so many questions have popped up and a murky picture of the the future is all that can be seen so far. Naturally, the stock market and UK currency felt the most immediate (and somewhat knee-jerk)...

Oil and Commodities – – the Drag on the Global Economy

So far this year we seem to be in a news cycle hearing of an economy going sideways with continuing questions of growth along with an oil industry constantly in the news. It is easy to see how this has developed by digging into the details of the Global 5000 database....

update – Global 5000 companies growth

As the 2015 results are being announced during this earnings season, we have been updating records as filings have come in and took a look at the first batch of 670 companies. The chart tells the story that has been the focus of Wall Street recently - i.e. the markets...

When Global Industry Growth Slows

In the current global market environment as we begin 2016, there is concern over the slumping price of oil, a slower growth rate in China and the end of the stock market 'bull' cycle -- among other concerns. The corporate markets have seen a flood of money fueling new...

Volkswagen with so much to lose – Why?

The news this week that Volkswagen has been up to no good in order to evade US emissions rules has many scratching their head. Why?  With so much to lose in terms of brand value, stock market valuation, most likely some jobs and their reputation among buyers . . . it...

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