Walmart Business Model vs.Target Business Model: What’s the Difference?

Walmart Business Model vs. Target Business Model: An Overview When it comes to big-box discount stores, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) still dominates the market with its sheer size. But its primary competitor, Target (NYSE: TGT), has been carving out market share with catchy advertising campaigns and hip design partnerships. The differences between the two extend as well to their business models. Walmart prefers the lowest cost, while Target angles more toward profit margin and youthful image. Walmart Business Model Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) is the world’s largest retail company with operating…

Apple Business Model vs. Microsoft Business Model: What’s the Difference?

Apple Business Model vs. Microsoft Business Model: An Overview More than any other American companies, Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) dominate the intersection of technology and consumer access. Even though they compete across a huge range of subindustries, such as computing software, hardware, operating systems, mobile devices, advertising, applications, and Web browsing, each firm takes a different approach from an organizational and philosophical perspective. As of July 7, 2019, AAPL had a market cap of around $939.68 billion. Apple used to be the largest company in…

U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Fund Investors And APs Take Different Paths For The Week

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For the sixth week in a row, investors were overall net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting $19.5 billion for Lipper’s fund-flows week ended July 17, 2019. Fund investors were net purchasers of money market funds (+$9.0 billion), taxable fixed income funds (+$5.2 billion), equity funds (+$3.7 billion), and municipal bond funds (+$1.7 billion). Market Wrap-Up For the fund-flows week ended July 17, 2019, despite more dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, the broad-based U.S. indices were mixed as investors focused on…

World’s Top 10 Youngest Billionaires

World's Top 10 Youngest Billionaires

Thanks to family inheritances, family businesses, and technology startups, there seem to be more young billionaires today than at any point in history. According to Forbes, the youngest billionaire in the world is just 22 years old, with the tenth-youngest being 31 years old. Earlier this year there were reports that Kylie Jenner is on the cusp of being the world’s youngest billionaire, a title that Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Facebook (FB), earned in 2006 at the age of 23. Jenner has an estimated net worth of $900 million and turned 21…

Top 7 Books to Learn Technical Analysis

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There is a wide range of books available for learning technical analysis, covering topics like chart patterns, crowd psychology, and even trading system development. While many of these books provide outdated or irrelevant information, there are several books that have become timeless masterpieces when it comes to mastering the art of trading. In this article, we will look at seven books on technical analysis to help traders and investors better understand the subject and employ the strategy in their own trading. Key Takeaways Getting Started in Technical Analysis by Jack…