Coke's brand value is roughly 48 percent of its market value and Google's is 31.6 percent. But the iPhone maker's brand value represents only 22.1 percent of market capitalization.
Ultimately, the outlook for third-quarter earnings should concern investors. And there's good reason to be anxious about the rest of the year.
With the odds of a closure growing, economists are cranking out estimates of the possible financial blow.
Even as lawmakers demonstrate their continued dysfunction, they are among the federal employees considered essential -- and will keep getting paid.
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Bill Gross' flagship Pimco Total Return fund, the world's largest mutual fund, is losing assets at a rate that might prompt an onlooker to summon a resuscitation team.
With geopolitical tensions mounting and a budget battle looming in Washington, it's hard to see when or why the worries might stop.
A merger between the two exchanges may set the stage for an entirely new kind of competition among financial marketplaces.
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