General Electric: The Fallen Giant

General Electric: The Fallen Giant

Dow Jones announced that General Electric (GE) will be removed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and replaced by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. The reason provided for removing GE was its low price. For an index such as the S&P 500, which is...
War or Peace?

War or Peace?

Many investors are showing an interest in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds because some researchers believe that these types of funds may offer long-term performance advantages over non-ESG funds. Managers of these funds evaluate companies based upon...
General Electric: The Fallen Giant

General Electric: The Fallen Giant

The graph below illustrates the history of global stock markets by capitalization from 1900 to 2018. The graph uses the World Federation of Exchanges definitions and divides the world into three groups: the Americas which includes both North and South America,...
The Bank Bubble of 1929

The Bank Bubble of 1929

When people talk about the stock market crash of 1929 and the 90% decline in U.S. stocks between 1929 and 1933, most of the focus of this rollercoaster ride falls on the industrial stocks, such as Radio Corporation of America, and others that flew high before...