Statista On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Lobbying for Slavery in Brazil

  Some 10 percent of Brazil’s top politicians received donations by companies entangled in scandals involving modern day slavery. Even though donations to politicians are not illegal in Brazil, the money More...

Statista On Thursday, February 15th, 2018

BESTSELLERS: ‘Fire and Fury’ In the Lead

  U.S. President Donald Trump has criticized author Michael Wolff’s book Fire and Fury about the White House. He has called it “fake”, “garbage”, and “really boring and untruthful.” More...

Statista On Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

A Bigger Picture of the Stock Market: S&P 500 Since 1957

This month, the famous S&P 500 index will turn 60 years old. Because of the troubling signs at the stock markets, we take a minute to zoom out and take a look at how this index has evolved over the decades. Following More...

Statista On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

Who’s Got the Biggest Nuclear Button?

  In Kim Jong-un’s New Year’s Day speech, he claimed that North Korea‘s nuclear forces are now “completed”, stating that the nuclear launch button is always within his reach. More...

Statista On Thursday, November 30th, 2017

Uber Reportedly Lost $1.5 Billion in the Past Quarter

    While Uber has spent much of 2017 entangled in legal battles or managing negative publicity surrounding its allegedly sexist and overall toxic company culture, the company’s ride-hailing business More...

Statista On Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

The Billionaire Sports Clubs Bosses

Billionaires are buying sports clubs all over the world. According to a report by UBS and PwC, more than 140 top sports clubs are owned by just 109 billionaires. Sixty of those super-rich club owners are from the More...

Statista On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

The Top Countries for Michelin Three Stars Restaurants

  The Michelin Guide has been awarding stars to select restaurants for excellence since 1926 and today, they still serve as a major benchmark for exceptional quality. When a star is awarded, a restaurant is More...

Statista On Friday, November 17th, 2017

The Global Pyramid of Wealth

    The level of financial inequality around the world is staggering. According to a new Credit Suisse report, 45.9 percent of global household wealth is in the hands of just 0.7 percent of the world’s More...

Statista On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Soccer Superpowers That Missed the World Cup

  As the final whistle blew on the 0-0 draw, the tears started to flow. Italy had failed to qualify for the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1958. After their poor showing in the group stages in More...

Statista On Friday, November 10th, 2017

Snapchat vs. Instagram and Whatsapp: Attack of the Clones

  Following a disappointing earnings report on Tuesday, Snap’s shares dropped nearly 15 percent on Wednesday as shareholders appear to be losing faith in the company. While Snapchat is still immensely More...

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