7 Companies that Google Acquired in 2018

7 Companies that Google Acquired in 2018

Google, the search giant, is famous for acquiring rapidly growing technology companies and, it has acquired and invested into nearly 200 companies in the past 10 years. In 2018, Google acquired 7 companies.  Now let’s take a look at these companies to see what areas Google has strengthened in the past year. Animated GIFs searching [...]
Top three reasons why your portfolio is performing poorly

Top three reasons why your portfolio is performing poorly

Every investor wants a stellar performance from their share portfolio. Who doesn’t? We all invest with the aim to see appreciation in our wealth – either through dividends or favourable moves in the markets. However, the reality is that not all share portfolios are created equal. Here we look at the top three reasons why [...]
Why Indonesian companies are getting some love from analysts

Why Indonesian companies are getting some love from analysts

For a few years now, Indonesia has been stoking the interest of investors. As far back as 2016, analysts were making predictions about the country becoming the next Asian powerhouse. For example, many believe that by 2020, Indonesia will have the third-highest e-commerce numbers, with estimates set at $130 billion, thanks to an annual growth [...]
Better Buy: Telstra Corporation Ltd or Singapore Telecom

Better Buy: Telstra Corporation Ltd or Singapore Telecom

The Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) share price has been on the slide since 2015. While the share price held around the $3.70 – $3.78 level in December last year, the downtrend is still persistent, with prices recently touching $2.60.   Like its other telco rivals, Telstra operates in an ultra-competitive market with thinning margins [...]