For a lesson on smooth sailing into global markets, one only needs to look at the global cruise industry. In just the last decade, the number of cruise passengers has jumped by 77% from 12 million to 21.3 million, according to the Cruise Lines International Organization. But there’s one region they’re avoiding: West Africa.
Technology stocks generally perform well in October as investors begin to focus on third quarter earnings. While the group as a whole has outperformed the broader markets, there are a number of both software and hardware companies that have experienced stellar performance.