Bitcoin’s market cap is $41 billion. Here’s how that compares to everything else. via @stocktwits
These 6 large cap Tech companies combined value worth more than 2 Trillion USD. Apple – 564 B Alphabet/Goog – 477 B Microsoft – 442 B Facebook – 352 B Amazon – 350 B Tesla – 30.6 B
Move over Big Mac Index…here comes the iPhone index. Big Mac index is a way to measure the purchasing parity and the strength of a currency against USD. A better way to measure this now is to see how much it costs to purchase an iPhone in your country vs purchasing it in Manhattan. For example it costs more to buy in Brasil than in Japan today.
Ever since the U.K voted to leave E.U, pound has been pounded in value. It has dropped from 1.5 level to 1.2 level against the USD in just about 2 weeks. That is a major move in any currency in a such a short period of time. Currently 1USD is 1.28 GBP which is a great timing for my #Scotland visit in August. I predict GBP to trade around 1.2 against USD by month end.
April – May 2015 Yugoslavia always fascinated me from my childhood. As a kid I remember watching the contestants from this communist block play competitively in the Olympic games and usually come out in the top 5. It was home to many different ethnic and cultural backgrounds (and still is). They shared the same south Slavic language.In the early 90’s I witnessed the breakaway of this big block after Tito’s fall. If you are not familiar with Tito, he is the first post world war communist leader of Yugoslavia. Some saw him as a tyrant but most saw him as…
The world’s priciest city to live in? Not Tokyo, Paris or New York. Try Singapore: http://on.wsj.com/1cyFyui @jjasonchow pic.twitter.com/M2sh9moleC