Aldi might soon become the second largest supermarket operator; and third largest grocer, in the United States.
The German discounter plans to open 2,500 stores nationwide by 2022, Business Insider reported. That
I’m glad to see that Graham Allison’s thoughtful Thucydides Trap hypothesis is attracting attention but I am worried that people might be learning the wrong lesson from it.
The Cliff Notes explanation of the Thu
The result of the failure of Donald J. Trump’s presidency would be a socialist government in the United States. That’s the opinion of American Conservative Editor Robert W. Merry – who is obviously no fan of soc
A hypothesis based on a war that was fought 1,400 years ago is keeping some foreign-policy experts awake at night. The thesis is the Thucydides Trap and some people think it means that war between the People’s R
There is a simple reason why traditional automakers will dominate the future of ground transportation: they have a lot of cash. Even vehicle manufacturers in trouble have a lot of money in the bank.
That’s why r
The results of the latest British General Election indicate that politics in the English-speaking world are taking a very interesting and probably leftward turn. Some of the most intriguing conclusions that can be
The increasingly dysfunctional politics in the United States might be a threat to the economies of that nation and the world.
Political gridlock and overspending have already triggered embarrassing financial
Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) $13.70 billion (€12.27 billion) purchase of the supermarket operator Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM) might be the beginning of a brick and mortar buying spree by Jeff Bezos.
There are sev
Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM) has been on a roll lately, it is now the biggest car manufacturer in the United Kingdom and its sales are growing like crazy.
Its’ luxury brands; Jaguar and Land Rover, sales increased b
Here’s something that you may not know, it is possible to literally buy stock in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The company that owns the Big Board; Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), is publicly traded o
The Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE: BK) might be the best value in financial stocks.
The Bank of New York reported a $3.652 billion (€3.27 billion) net income on revenues of $15.35 billion (€13.73 billion) on Mar
Mark Zuckerberg used his Harvard Commencement address to call for basic income and warn about income inequality. The Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) founder and CEO also made a very good point about income inequality and
There is a simple reason why Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) might collapse – it is still not making any money. Disturbingly the latest ycharts data indicates that Netflix’s problems are actually getting worse.
President Donald J. Trump (New York) seems to have gone back on one of his most visible campaign promises. A new trade deal indicates that the Donald might want to increase U.S. trade with China.
Trump’s first t
Something rather surprising happened at Exxon-Mobil (NYSE: XOM) during the last two quarters. The revenues actually started growing again after years of steady decline.
The oil giant finished 2016 with revenues
Elon Musk has plans to disrupt the entire energy market and he might just succeed. The SpaceX billionaire wants to make electricity the world’s primary fuel source, and his plan is far more realistic than many c
Wall Street it seems is back with a vengeance, the latest earnings report shows that America’s most famous investment bank; Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS), is raking in the cash at a furious rate.
The age of T
There might be something to the reports of economic recovery in the USA. The company most attuned to the American economy Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.B) just posted some first quarter results that are almost too
Worries that U.S. stocks are grossly overvalued have been increasing in recent months and it is easy to see why.
The value of the S&P 500 has increased by 71.71% in the past five years; 27.11% in the previous
Evidence that the United States is on the verge of a massive collapse in real estate values is mounting. The value of both commercial and residential property across the nation is likely to drop dramatically in