Top 5 Companies Owned by Walmart (WMT)


Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT), is the largest brick-and-mortar retailer in the world. In fiscal year 2018, the company reported nearly $500.3 billion in revenue from its operations in 27 countries and e-commerce websites. As of 2018, Walmart has 11,200 store locations.

The vast majority of Walmart stores operates under the Walmart name, including large-format Walmart Supercenters and small-format Walmart Neighborhood…



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Top 10 Insurance Companies By The Metrics


Largest Public Insurance Companies by Market Capitalization

Investors can buy shares of publicly traded companies in the insurance industry. The largest insurance companies as of Q1 2014 by market capitalization on the world stock exchanges are:

Non-health Insurance Companies:   

Company Name Market Capitalization
Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) $308 billion
China Life Insurance (LFC) $80…



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Should Google Pay a Stock Dividend?


Many technology companies pay stock dividends, or regular cash distributions from earnings, to their shareholders. Alphabet (GOOGL), the parent company of Google, isn’t one of them—despite pressure from investors and industry experts to pay them.


Dividend Disagreements

One of the reasons that investors like companies to pay dividends is that they see it as a clear sign that the company is doing well financially….



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Salary Vs. Hourly Pay: What’s the Difference?




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The Difference Between Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash




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What is the Difference Between Amortization and Depreciation?


The cost of business assets can be expensed each year over the life of the asset. The expense amounts are subsequently used as a tax deduction reducing the tax liability for the business.

Because very few assets last forever, a finite number of years is calculated which is called the asset’s useful life. In this article, we’ll review three common methods used by businesses to spread out the cost of an asset. The key…



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Understanding Successful-Efforts vs. Full-Costs Accounting




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International Trade: Comparative vs. Absolute Advantage



Absolute advantage and comparative advantage are two important concepts in international trade that largely influence how and why nations devote limited resources to the production of particular goods. They describe the basic economic benefits that countries gain from trading with one another.


Absolute Advantage

Though it is not economically feasible for a country to import all of the food needed to sustain its…



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What is the Difference Between Magna Cum Laude and Summa Cum Laude?



“Summa cum laude.” “Magna cum laude.” Plain old “cum laude.” Collectively known as “Latin honors,” these three terms signify varying levels of high academic achievement. Latin honors are conferred at many colleges and universities in the United States and other parts of the world. Some U.S. high schools also offer them.

Here’s how they typically work in American academia: Summa cum laude is the prize at the…



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Which Stock Do You Buy? (GOOG, GOOGL)


There are two ticker symbols for Alphabet Inc. on the NASDAQ stock exchange: GOOG and GOOGL. There’s little price difference between the two – as of February 15, 2019, it was $1,113.65 vs. $1,119.63, respectively – still, what gives?

The two tickers represent two different share classes: A (GOOGL) and C (GOOG). The B shares are owned by insiders and don’t trade on the public markets. It’s those B shares that…



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