The World’s Largest Companies

The World’s Largest Companies

Posted on May 24, 2015
The Forbes listed the world’s 2000 largest companies this year as well, the first 10 spots occupied by Chinese and U.S. companies. China’s breakthrough is obvious: the first 4 spots were only available to Chinese companies. There are, however, further interesting movements and rearrangements on the list.

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Why information security is so important in business?

Why information security is so important in business?

Posted on May 16, 2015
It is not an overstatement to say that information security is one of the most important things in business life, as we are working with our most valuable data. Sometimes we have to share our personal information (names, addresses, etc.) or banking data to do successful business, such as signing a contract, investing, trading on the stock market . Day by day, more and more of this data is exchanged on the internet, while all of us have heard of news of stolen credit card numbers, hacked bank accounts where great amounts of money were lost, or leaked company secrets. What can we do to avoid these situations?

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Growing imbalances in the US stock market

Growing imbalances in the US stock market

Posted on May 10, 2015
Despite the US stock markets continue to break record highs, we see big imbalances in the background. Bank of America Merrill Lynch published a new survey that shows US investors have pulled 99 billion USD out of the equities year-to-date including net outflows in 11 of the past 12 weeks. What’s more, we saw the biggest outflows from equity in amount of 17,2 billion USD this year.

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Is Europe waking up from long sleep?

Is Europe waking up from long sleep?

Posted on May 03, 2015
It seems that markets and investors start to believe in growing European economy, even stronger for longer-term. Lending by euro-area banks to companies and households rose for the first time in three years in a sign that record monetary stimulus is finally reaching the economy, according to the Bloomberg.

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China lets state firms default

China lets state firms default

Posted on April 25, 2015
Chinese Baoding Baobian Tianwei Electric Co Ltd failed to pay the $13.8 million of bond interest due 21 April, which means that the state-owned company might go bankrupt. This is without precedent in China.

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