Is globalization really serving the purpose?

Globalisation is a broad term but it basically means two things; increased trade links and increased financial flows across borders. When globalisation started in the 1980s, the expectation was that capital would flow from rich countries to poor but efficient countries, that domestic investments will be financed less and less by domestic savings, that investors … More Is globalization really serving the purpose?

Apple’s clever game

Apple on Tuesday raised $17 billion via a bond offering as part of its recently announced capital program which aims to return $100 billion to shareholders by the end of 2015. Apple’s capital return program is comprised of two components: an increased quarterly dividend of $3.05 a share and a $55 billion stock repurchasing program. … More Apple’s clever game