Top 10 largest US insurance companies

The insurance sector has a significant weight in the US economy, thus directly and indirectly influencing the trend of GDP. US insurance companies play an important role not only in the country’s economy, but also globally through risk management. Considering, therefore, the importance that they have, in this work the ranking of US insurance companies will be presented on the basis of assets, market capitalization, premiums collected and market shares. Below are the 10 US largest insurance companies by total assets. At the top of the list is Prudential Financial with USD 926 billion, followed by Berkshire Hathaway with USD… Continue reading

Car loans: what you need to know

Most of the people can’t pay cash for a vehicle upfront, so whether or not they’re making down payments, they’ll likely be using an auto loan to finance their purchases. The price of the car is not the only cost to be paid, because there are additional costs, such as state taxes and registration fees. The dealership may also charge documentation and transportation fees. Without a down payment, these fees get rolled into the amount of the financing. A car loan, also known as an automobile loan, or auto loan, is a sum of money a consumer borrows in order… Continue reading

The 56 largest banks in the US by total assets

US banks play an important role in the global economy and finance. Given their importance, in this work with be presented the ranking of US banks by total assets, which is one of the most widely used indicators for the comparison of banks. The total assets are defined as resources owned by the bank from which future economic benefits are expected to be generated. They are the sum of non-current and current assets, and this total should equal the sum of stockholders’ equity and total liabilities combined. After this brief introduction, let’s see now the list of the largest banks… Continue reading

Top 60 largest banks in the world

Compared with the last year, many banks have lost positions in the ranking of the largest banks in the worlds by market capitalization, others have gained positions and some, however, have maintained the same place in the ranking. Let’s now see the 60 largest banks in the world by market cap. In the latest ranking of banks in the world there are 12 US banks, 10 Chinese banks, 5 Canadian banks, 4 Australian banks, 4 Japanese banks, 3 British banks, 3 Indian banks, 2 French banks, 2 Spanish banks, 2 Singapore banks, 2 Hong Kong banks, 2 Brazilian banks, 2… Continue reading

The 68 largest stock exchanges in the world

Stock exchanges play a vital role in the world economy. Higher is their market capitalization, higher is their weight in economy. Given their importance, as every year, we are going to publish the ranking of the stock exchanges by market capitalization. The data used to create the ranking were collected in the main financial sites, are expressed in millions of USD and refer to 30/04/2021. After this brief introduction, let’s now see which are the 68 largest stock exchanges in the world by market cap. The largest stock exchange in the world by market capitalization is NYSE, followed by Nasdaq,… Continue reading