Dec 14, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $80 trillion in nominal terms for 2017. This chart from HowMuch.net uses data from the World Bank to visualize the entire global economy by GDP in 2017 in one chart.
Dec 06, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
The company is expected to go public as early as the first quarter of 2019 and its valuation is expected to exceed the $15.1 billion it previously was estimated to be worth.
Nov 23, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Toys “R” Us Filed for Bankruptcy in Sept. 2017, Crippled by Competition and Debt. Who will move in to fill the space under your tree?
Nov 11, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Sears, the original everything store that once was one of the largest retailers with more than 125-year history, filed for bankruptcy protection. Today, Sears is drowning in $5.5 billion of outstanding debt.
Jan 03, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
After the Korean War came to an end in July 1953, North Korea signed a massive trade deal with Sweden in an effort to rebuild their economy and to become more independent functioning state. Sweden became the first western country to open an embassy in North Korea in 1975.
Nov 28, 2017 · 2 MIN READ
Nepal is a small country nestled in the heart of the himalayan mountains where the famous Mt. Everest is located. Nepal is about five times smaller than Texas. For such a small country, Nepal is home to the 8 out of 10 highest mountains in the world.
Dec 28, 2017 · 5 MIN READ
In 2016, AT&T Inc. announced it has reached a $85 billion deal to acquire Time Warner Inc. – that is now being sued by the Department of Justice. If the deal goes through, the telecom giant will gain control of a media empire including CNN, HBO, TBS, and TNT. The deal follows another major acquisition in 2014 when it acquired DirecTV for about $48.5 billion.
Dec 06, 2017 · 4 MIN READ
Amazon is shaking up the entire supermarket industry by acquiring the upscale grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.7 billion in August 2017. Immediately after Amazon acquired Whole Foods, Walmart announced to acquire online men’s fashion retailer Bonobos for $310 million as it seeks to bridge the gap with e-commerce leader Amazon.