18 Mar 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic is already seeing many tech firms direct their employees to work from home. Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Amazon.com. Inc (NASDAQ:AMZN), Twitter Inc, (NYSE:TWTR), and Facebook Inc.(NASDAQ:FB) are some of the tech firms that have recommended or mandated working from home. Improvements in communication and collaboration wo...
18 Feb 2020
Source: CBOE VIX Options Stock markets, futures markets, and general business sentiment have taken a pounding since the devastating coronavirus outbreak, more recently renamed COVID-19. After a semi-rally mid-week, stock markets have retraced and surrendered gains on the back of an avalanche of negative data vis-a-vis the latest virus from Hubei
25 Jul 2019
Foreword: Angola’s GDP annual growth rate was last measured at 2.2% (December 2018) with an unemployment rate of 20%, and an inflation rate soaring towards 17%. The country boasts a heavy government Debt to GDP ratio of 80.5%, and a business confidence score of -9. The country relies heavily on its crude oil exports (90% of all exports), with the ...
04 Jun 2019
The current state of the Israeli real estate market is perhaps best described as ‘volatile’, not because of whipsaw activity in supply and demand, but because future demand is expected to severely outpace the government’s ability to remedy the housing situation. According to the president of the IBA (Israel Builders Association), Raul Srugo, Israe...