ESG Investing

ESG Investing

Environmental. Social. Governance. Do you want to make the world a better place? Well, invest in companies that are doing just that. What is ESG Investing? The investment arena has always been a place where new trends come, get established and in some instances change our world for the better. We have witnessed a remarkable…

The next big thing: NFTs

The next big thing: NFTs

What is an NFT? NFT stands for “non-fungible token.” In economics, the term fungibility means that one unit of something is interchangeable for another. For example, every fiat currency out there (USD, EUR, GBP etc.) is fungible because every dollar that you have is equivalent to one dollar that someone else has. What makes NFTs…

The impressive growth of the Cannabis industry

The impressive growth of the Cannabis industry

Lifting the Pot As we all know Marijuana is the world’s most commonly cultivated, trafficked, and used illicit drug. What most of you don’t know though is that Marijuana use was legal for most of human history, until the early 20th century. Between 1916 and 1931, 29 U.S. states banned the use of marijuana. The…

Stock Pairs for July – PFIZER & FACEBOOK

Stock Pairs for July – PFIZER & FACEBOOK

Part 6 Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Company background and financial performance Pfizer is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Headquartered in New York City, US, Pfizer develops and produces medicines and vaccines for immunology, cardiology, oncology, endocrinology and neurology. The company has got several blockbuster products, each of them generating over $1 billion…

Stock Pairs for July – Johnson & Johnson – APPLE

Stock Pairs for July – Johnson & Johnson – APPLE

Part 5 Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Our first stock pick from the XLV for July is Johnson and Johnson. Company background and financial performance Founded back in 1886 in the US, Johnson and Johnson (JNJ) is a multinational corporation that develops medical devices, pharmaceuticals, as well as consumer packaged goods. The company is among the…

Full Stock Report – IBM, Corp. (IBM)

Full Stock Report – IBM, Corp. (IBM)

Company Background International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology giant headquartered in Armonk, New York, with operations in over 170 countries. The company began in 1911, founded in Endicott, New York, as the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Company (CTR) and was renamed “International Business Machines” in 1924. IBM is incorporated in New York and is…