Earlier this year, Frontdoor, Inc [NASDAQ: FTDR] took the market by storm after the announcement that the company would be spun off from ServiceMaster in the fall. Following the introduction of the new company, stock prices surged beyond $30 to just cents shy of $50 in barely more than a …Read More »
How Big is Big Pharma? 10 Mind-Blowing Statistics
The pharmaceutical industry, often known by the moniker “Big Pharma” is one of the biggest industries in the United States. It is dominant all over the world, but in the US it is at its biggest. It is an industry that profits from illness, so it’s one that is constantly …Read More »
Facebook, ZeniMax, Oculus and the $500 Million Lawsuit
Virtual reality is one of those things that promised so much and got us all excited, but didn’t really deliver, at least not in a way that was affordable and able to match our standards. One of the biggest hold-ups with this tech is the fact that Oculus, the Facebook owned …Read More »
Why the US Debt Situation Should Worry Everyone
Ever since the US national debt crossed the psychological $20 trillion barrier, Americans have become more and more concerned about their future. And the latest headline regarding this issue, has only increased these worries. The nonpartisan CBO (Congressional Budget Office) has reported that America is well on course to top …Read More »
The Biggest Recent Scandals and Controversies in Big Business
The world of big business is littered with controversy, frauds, and other scandals. As we delve deeper into the social media age, it’s not as easy for the companies behind these scandals to hide their misdeeds, which is why they seem more common now than ever. What follows is a …Read More »
Major Stock Market Crimes Throughout History
Playing the stock market can be very lucrative. That’s especially true if you know how to work the system. Unfortunately, there are some people over the course of history who have done just that. They’ve played the stock market, effectively ripping people off. Sometimes to the tune of millions of …Read More »
How Much do Big Companies Spend on Marketing?
The modern world is dominated by big brands. Studies have shown that children as young as 2 can recognize a series of brand logos and most kids know dozen of logos and slogans before they even learn to read. This doesn’t happen by accident, it happens because these brands spend a …Read More »
Major Companies that Went Bankrupt (Blue Chip and Bust)
No one is safe from bankruptcy. That applies as much to you and I as it does to companies big and small. A controversy, a change in trends, a criminal act—these things can break companies in seconds and the world of investing is littered with broken billion dollar companies. A …Read More »
Are LEGO Sales Dropping: Is This a Bad Time to Invest?
LEGO has been one of the hottest toy companies on earth for the last decade. In that time it has grown into one of the most successful companies and by far the biggest toy maker in the world. On our LEGO Stocks and Shares page we discussed everything that was …Read More »
Do Insurance Companies Earn Money? How Much Profit, If Any?
We have discussed countless insurance firms here on Buy Shares In. These companies are usually a good bet for investors, but why is that? Are these companies actually profitable in a world where they seem to be handing out huge payments, getting sued and falling foul of legal restrictions and fines? …Read More »