MTN Group: Connecting Africa to the World

Africa is the most promising investment destination of the next 20 years.  And it won’t be foreign development aid or Western generosity that makes the continent boom but rather the doggedness and ingenuity of its own people.  As an [...] Continue Reading…

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Blockbuster Sequels: How Their Profits Compare to the Originals

Research site Panjiva compiled some good data on three of this year’s blockbuster movie sequels–Transformers: Age of Extinction, X-Men Days of Futures Past, and the Amazing Spiderman 2.

All of these movies have one thing in common: each was based on [...] Continue Reading…

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Is Amazon Chief Jeff Bezos A Madman Or Crazy Like A Fox?

Following up on Amazon’s (AMZN) disappointing earnings report, I gave my thoughts to Tech News World’s Erika Morphy:

Jeff Bezos is probably the greatest innovator in American capitalism alive today.  I would put him ahead of the late Steve Jobs [...] Continue Reading…

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StockTwits Banter: Amazon Earnings, Part II

The StockTwits discussion on Amazon’s (AMZN) earnings spilled over into the Twittersphere:

When you're sporting a P/E ratio of 550, it shouldn't be too surprising that your share price collapses with a small earnings miss. $AMZN— Charles Sizemore (@CharlesSizemore) July [...] Continue Reading…

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