Two numbers

100,000 and 6.6 million. These two figures represent the lower bound of estimates for U.S. COVID-19 fatalities and number of first-time unemployment filers last week, respectively. Markets reacted sharply to the former with a steep decline on Wednesday after the announcement from the White House task force. As the Trump administration has modified their language […]

The Market Post-Iowa

The winner of the Iowa caucuses was certainly President Trump. Obtuseness aside, the out-of-the-gate stumble by the Democratic Party’s vote tally debacle and the lack of a clear front-runner have afforded the sitting president a favorable set of outcomes from his opponents’ first, and most-visible, contest. Despite the title of this post, the link between […]

End of the Chinese Miracle

In global economics, the title of “Emerging economy” is sought after on both ends of the supply-demand spectrum. Developing nations crave the opportunities that come with injections of foreign investment and investors are often excited by the potential return. On the list of emerging markets, China has stood out as a superstar. In 1995, China’s […]

Stock Report: FDX – FedEx Corporation

Key Stats for FedEx Corporation Ticker: FDX Latest Price: $207.76 Value: $55.733bn Daily Volume: $440M Links: SEC Filings, 1. Deliverables FedEx’s portfolio contains a myriad of business, e-commerce, and transportation services through subsidiaries under the FedEx brand. These companies boast a unique build: they compete collectively, operate independently, and are managed collaboratively. Each company […]

Stock Report: CPB – Campbell Soup Company

Key Stats for Campbell Soup Company Ticker: CPB Latest price: $53.60 Value: $16,315M Daily Volume: $85M Links: Yahoo Finance, SEC Edgar, 1. What’s on the label? Campbell’s, certainly most widely known for its soup brand, is a fairly diversified food processing company, with three core businesses:  55% of CPB’s revenue stream is majorly comprised of […]