RECENT Industry and Company RESEARCH
In the past one year, Continental Resource’s share price has gone down by 29%. Share prices of most of the oil-heavy upstream companies have declined since June this year.
China Southern Airlines’ network connects 1,024 destinations in 187 countries, including all major cities in Asia, Europe, the United States, Australia, and Africa.
According to Information Resources, Inc. (or IRI), PepsiCo owns nine of the 40 largest packaged goods trademarks in the United States.
Pinnacle Entertainment owns and operates a poker tour as well as various gaming entertainment properties. The company also manages a racetrack.
The transparency that makes ETFs so appealing also serves as a hindrance to active managers, who prefer issuing mutual funds over ETFs.
Retailers had a stellar 2013 with a return of 41.2%, whereas China and India lost 5.1% and 10%, respectively.
HCA Holdings went private in 1988 through a leveraged buyout, but it again became a public company in 1992.
Consumer confidence in the United States is at an all-time high in seven years, and people are spending more on food prepared outside the home.
GOL was the first airline to introduce low-cost carrier industry practices and technologies in Latin America.
After its success in India, Google will be expanding Android One to other emerging markets such as Indonesia and Philippines.
NVIDIA’s business focuses on visual computing. It ensures and enforces connectivity through computer graphics. Its graphics chips cater to all of the major computing platforms.
Google has improved its measurement tools. Google advertisers have found that mobile ad campaigns drive 15% more conversions than previously measured.
Texas Instruments (TXN) was founded in 1941. It’s headquartered in Dallas. TXN is known for designing and manufacturing semiconductors. It has operations in ~35 countries.