Market Recap 28/11/2021

Download PDF USA The US main index dropped sharply on Friday, after the Thanksgiving session, following a new Covid variant thread found in South Africa. “This variant has a large number of mutations, some of which are concerning,” the WHO said on Friday. The new variant is still under examination, Read more…

Market Recap 21/11/2021

Download PDF USA A mixed performance in equities this week, as the inflation debate continues to bemuse investors. Indications of continued strong economic growth, such as the 1.7% monthly increase in retail sales, prompted the superior performance of consumer discretionary firms’ shares. The sector, which rose by 3.81% this week, Read more…

The end of an era? While global conglomerates as GE, J&J, and Toshiba may breakup, new forms of conglomerates evolve

Download PDF Introduction Every course of Management or Business Administration covers organizational structure, simply because it is the cornerstone of every company. Some firms are very specialized and have well-established chains of command, therefore do not require an elaborate system of structures. Others have so complex and expansive activities that Read more…

The Econometrics of Tech Stocks

Download PDF Introduction We are now over a year and a half into the Covid pandemic. Disruptive as this exogenous shock has been, markets have quickly recovered, and proceeded to reach one new record after the other. More interestingly, several information technology stocks have stood the challenge without a bruise. Read more…

Market Recap 14/11/2021

Download PDF USA The US stock rally came to an end this week when the S&P 500 registered its first decline after nine sessions, ending the longest positive since 2017. The US index fell 0.31% this week, after some shocking news. Dow Jones and Nasdaq composite followed suit, with losses Read more…