Hot Topics 2/13/14

February 12th, 2014

HotTopics - GoPro - BusFin

Video camera maker GoPro recently announced plans for an initial public offering, or IPO, of stock. GoPro has built its popularity with its action cams that are small, weatherproof and mountable, offering excellent video quality and battery life. GoPro won’t reveal its financial statements until a later date.


HotTopics - McDonalds - BusFin

McDonald’s Corp. opened its first restaurant in Vietnam this past Saturday, Feb. 8. McDonald’s is the latest global chain to enter Vietnam, following Yum Brands Inc.’s KFC, Burger King and Starbucks. The menu includes McPork sandwiches, pioneered for the pork-loving country. These sandwiches are priced at $3.10.


– Information compiled by Anthony Ahlegian