The Most Miserable Countries in the World

Some people believe that happiness comes from within. In the world of economics, however, happiness may be more linked to quantitative factors such as inflation, lending rates, employment levels,...

Hiring At US Companies Remained Modest In September

Private payrolls in the US increased 114,000 in September, slightly below an upwardly revised gain of 122,000 in the previous month, the Labor Department reports. The latest round of...

Mapped: The World’s Largest Exporters in 2018

Earlier this month, we showed you the world’s $86 trillion economy broken down by country, using nominal GDP calculations. While this is one useful way to view the global economic...

Ranked: Countries with the Most Sustainable Energy Policies

Earlier this month, we showed you the world’s $86 trillion economy broken down by country, using nominal GDP calculations. While this is one useful way to view the global economic...

Visualizing the Decline of Confidence in American Institutions

As a greater portion of the world begins to live more of their life online, the world’s top 100 websites continue to see explosive growth in their traffic numbers. To...

Correction in Gold Stocks Continues

Several weeks ago both Gold and gold stocks hit major resistance after strong but extended moves. A correction or pause was to be expected. Clearly, we can now say,...

Major Asset Classes | September 2019 | Performance Review

Foreign stocks in developed markets rebounded in September, posting the strongest performance for the major asset classes last month. The gain was coupled with a sharp loss for bonds...

Visualizing the Composition of the World Economy by GDP (PPP)

Earlier this month, we showed you the world’s $86 trillion economy broken down by country, using nominal GDP calculations. While this is one useful way to view the global economic...

US REITs, Bonds Offered Respite From Last Week’s Equity Losses

Most corners of global markets fell last week—with two conspicuous exceptions: US-listed real estate investment trusts and bonds, based on a set of exchange-traded funds. Otherwise, red ink prevailed. Vanguard...

Gold at the 3/4 Post is Putting in a Year Over...

For Gold and its BEGOS Markets brethren, save for a day, we're now three-quarters of the way through 2019's trading mêlée. And in the midst of it all the...

Weekly Market Outlook – Traders are Holding Out for Good News

The weakness from two weeks ago could have been chalked up as a fluke, or to a little profit taking after a very respectable rebound from August's low. But,...

Accton Technology Corporation – World Class Benchmarking

Company: Accton Technology Corporation Bloomberg ticker: 2345 TT Market cap: US$2,885m Background: Accton Technology Corporation is a Taiwanese-based OEM/ODM supplier of networking equipment for global top-tier players. In 2018, network switches accounted...