Investing and Global Finance News

Industrial PC Market

The Industrial PC market (computers manufactured for use in industries which are more reliable and efficient than commercial use ones) is booming.  And it will continue to grow substantially at least for the foreseeable future. In 2019 it was estimated at a value of $5.006bn.  The projected CAGR growth rate by 2026 is to $7.756… Continue Reading

Wheat Flour Markets

North America’s Wheat Flour Market: C.H. Guenther & Son C.H. Guenther & Son – a company that was established in 1851 in Texas, today has over 3,500 staff spanning 24 locations throughout America, Canada and Western Europe.  It was originally started with Carl Hilmar Guenther building a flour mill near Fredericksburg, TX but eight years… Continue Reading

Investors Banking on Lidar

More investors are joining the trend to invest on lidar technology – the remote sensing method that uses laser light to measure distances and has garnered ample interest from automakers in recent times. Until around 2015, lidar technology – which in a  nutshell uses laser light to measure distances – attracted a very specifically-defined section… Continue Reading

Economic Experts Weigh In

There are many different opinions and predictions vis-à-vis the pandemic-based economic recovery.  Here, we take a look at a few of them: Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research said: “The V-shaped recovery in real GDP will remain V-shaped during the first half of this year and probably through the end of the year. However, it will… Continue Reading

Global Financial Services Market

Financiers anticipate that the financial services market around the world will see a substantial increase this year from an approximated $20,490.46 billion from 2020 to  $22,515.17 billion this year.  In 2025 the anticipated CAGR rate of growth is 6 percent with a market expectation of $28,529.29 billion The rationale behind this growth can be seen… Continue Reading

Coronavirus-Business Quotes

What has society learned from COVID-19 in the business world? From the negative standpoint, unfortunately a lot with an insurmountable number of job losses leading to fiscal damage not seen in this generation.  A recent study entitled ‘KFF Health Tracking Poll: Economic Hardship, Health Coverage and the ACA’ pointed out: “The economic impact of the… Continue Reading

Rosalind Brewer Becomes 20th Black CEO in America

Rosalind Brewer has been named incoming CEO of Walgreens, effective March 15, 2021. This role makes Brewer, who is leaving her position as COO at Starbucks, the only Black woman to lead a Fortune 500 company. Brewer joins the other 19 Black CEOs — 17 men and two women — who have ever been listed as… Continue Reading