Greatest Showman music SMASHED another record for GLOBAL domination

Musicals are back and bigger than ever. Official charts statistics just revealed an incredible new fact about the Hugh Jackman smash hit. Forget pop megastars like Ed Sheeran or K Pop sensations BTS, musicals dominated the worldwide charts for 2018. This is great news for fans of musical theatre and movie music and even better news for fans […]

Captain Marvel 'review bombing' FAILS: Global box office HIGHER than Star Wars Last Jedi

The Marvel movie’s box office takings have been of particular interest to analysts, given the concerted efforts by trolls, bots and misogynists to drag down its audience review scores on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb, and ‘dislike’ any related videos on YouTube. And while the film’s critics’ reviews haven’t quite been glowing (most sit around the […]

The Trump administration is weakening the global trading system

The chips are down “SEEING POSSIBILITIES in potatoes” is the upbeat slogan of Lamb Weston Potato Products, Inc., an American exporter. But new trade deals mean that its foreign competitors have fewer obstacles blocking their view. One is the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which came into effect on December 30th. Negotiated as […]

The Digital Media Forecast Book: Top trends in consumption habits, US ad spend, and global ad spend

This is a preview of The Digital Media Forecast Book from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Media consumption has changed rapidly over the past decade, with digital increasingly claiming a larger share of the daily time spent with media. Increased mobile usage is driving much of the growth in digital time […]

Imax passes $1 billion mark at the global box office for first time ever. Here are the highest-grossing titles that played on the format in 2018.

Disney 2018 marks the first time ever that Imax grossed $ 1 billion at the global box office. “Avengers: Infinity War” was the highest global Imax performer of the year. With 2018 coming to an end, the studios are counting their stacks of money and finding that the industry is poised to break box office […]

Global debt hits all-time high of $184,000,000,000,000

The world’s debt currently exceeds $ 86,000 per person on average, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The US, China, and Japan are the top three global borrowers, accounting for more than half of the global debt. The IMF has calculated that their share of debt exceeds that of output. It stated that the […]

These were the biggest developments in the global fintech ecosystem over the last 12 months

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence,  Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Business Insider Intelligence In recent years, we’ve seen a ballooning of activity in fintech — an expansive term applied to technology-driven disruptions in financial services. And 2018 has been […]