Apple Vs. Google: Battle of the Market Cap

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has long been the king of the stock market. Ever since it took down Exxon Mobil (XOM) for the final time in 2013, the iPhone giant has held the title as largest company…until now. On Monday, Alphabet Inc, formerly known as Google, took down the champ. After reporting impressive earnings numbers that afternoon, the company’s two stock classes (GOOG, GOOGL) combined for … Continue reading Apple Vs. Google: Battle of the Market Cap

How Oil is Drowning the Stock Market

The past several months have brought turmoil to the stock market. Stocks are sliding and investors are hoping each passing day that the bottom is near. News outlets like CNBC are pointing to the recent correlation between stocks and oil as the reason for the downturn. But what is causing the correlation between the values of crude oil and big businesses? Cheap oil is good … Continue reading How Oil is Drowning the Stock Market