Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today
Jul28

Money’s Roots: Looking at History to Better Understand Currency Today

Stock investing is all about the creation of wealth – strategically placing your money in a way that allows it to grow faster than inflation over time. But how does money grow? Where did money come from? What is the history of money? If you want to understand the concept of investing in stocks, it’s smart to understand the roots of money. Coins were among the first forms of physical currency. Bartering: The Beginning...

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How The World Cup Could Benefit Business and Brazil’s Economy [Infographics]
Jun06

How The World Cup Could Benefit Business and Brazil’s Economy [Infographics]

With only six days left until the kickoff of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil, thousands of fans are anxiously preparing for an exciting 30 days of intense competition and country-rivalry. But besides entertainment, what benefits could the 2014 FIFA World Cup possibly have for companies around the world and the its host country? The World Cup by the Numbers For one, the World Cup is the most viewed sporting event in the world. Taking the...

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Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)
Jun04

Global Business Etiquette (INFOGRAPHIC)

Thanks to the internet, businesses today have unlimited access to various markets around the world. In just the past few years, we have seen a major increase in the globalization of brands, allowing business owners to establish a reputation for themselves easier than ever before. However, what many global entrepreneurs fail to realize is that their way of doing business may not be exactly what their potential partners or clients had...

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Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot
May13

Silicon Valley is the Tech Acquisition Hotspot

According to new research conducted by financial research company PrivCo, Silicon Valley dominates as the number one metropolitan city with the most tech acquisitions. Last year, there was a grand total of 281 acquisitions in the Silicon Valley – that’s nearly one a day! New York, the runner up of the tech acquisition race, had a grand total of 74 acquisitions. Despite only matching a quarter of Silicon Valley’s...

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Is Candy Crush Worth $500 Million?
Feb19

Is Candy Crush Worth $500 Million?

King Digital Entertainment, the maker of mobile games including Candy Crush Saga, Pet Rescue Saga, Farm Heroes Saga, and Papa Pear Saga, has filed to raise $500 million through an IPO. King Digital will be sold under the stock ticker of $KING, but they have not yet specified a date or price range for their IPO. King Digital has experienced tremendous growth these past few years. According to MarketWatch, they earned 6 cents per share...

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Trivia Tuesday: Super Bowl XLVIII
Jan20

Trivia Tuesday: Super Bowl XLVIII

Following Sunday’s defeat of the San Francisco 49ers by the Seattle Seahawks, it’s time to start prepping for the Super Bowl on February 2. Here are 3 financial facts that you can share with your friends over beers and chicken wings while watching this year’s Super Bowl: 1. This year’s Seahawks vs. Broncos game is the most expensive Super Bowl in 6 years. According to Forbes, this year’s cheapest Super...

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