By Shlomi Ella On Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

IMF Report: Israel Needs Reforms to Ensure Longer-Term Economic Growth

  The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today submitted a report to the Governor of the Bank of Israel, Karnit Flug, and to the Director-General of the Ministry of Finance, Shai Babad, on the state of the Israeli More...

By Martin Armstrong On Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Where the U.S. Gets Its Steel

President Trump shocked many with a surprise announcement of new steel and aluminum tariffs. As of this week, all imported steel products will be subject to a 25 percent tariff, with aluminum being hit with a rate More...

By Jewish Business News On Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Chinese Investments in Israel: Still Waiting for Lift Off

  In recent years there has been a lot of buzz about Chinese investment in Israel’s high-tech sector. Not a day goes by without reports in the Israeli media about economic cooperation between Israel and More...

By Felix Richter On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Apple Shipped More Watches Than Switzerland in Q4 2017

  Despite the fact that the Apple Watch is consistently playing second (or third) fiddle to the iPhone in terms of public attention, the evidence suggesting that Apple has yet another hit product on its hands More...

By Felix Richter On Friday, February 9th, 2018

Twitter Posted Its First Ever Profit in Q4 2017

Despite flat user growth and modest (but better than expected) revenue gains, Twitter posted its first-ever quarterly profit in Q4 2017. Having gotten used to bad news from the company that has struggled with lackluster More...

By 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...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, January 19th, 2018

The Hype in Early Stages Is Over

  It is impossible to argue with confirmed data – since 2015, the number of early stages financing rounds have steadily declined. A special IVC analysis examined the number and amounts of capital raised More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Five-Year Continuous Growth: Israeli Startups Raised $5.24 Billion in 620 Transactions in 2017

  Key facts: Israeli VC funds invested $814 million in 2017 – the highest sum since 2013 Four deals over $100 million each captured 12 percent of total amount raised in 2017 Number of deals in seed More...

By 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...

By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Experts: Trump Administration Is Negatively Impacting the World Economy

  Exactly one year after Donald Trump’s election international economics experts believe that the US President is negatively influencing the world economy. In a survey of 929 experts in 120 countries conducted More...


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