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Earning Analysis: ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISES

Royal Caribbean Cruises controls and operates four global cruise brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Azamara Club Cruises and Silversea Cruises. Besides those brands, the company also owns a 50% joint venture interest in the German brand TUI Cruises and a 49% interest in the Spanish brand Pullmantur. Altogether, RCL operate about 60 ships in total.

Telstra Corporation Ltd or Singapore Telecom

Like its other telco rivals, Telstra operates in an ultra-competitive market with thinning margins and high-capital infrastructure spend. With competitors – including Optus, TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) and Vodafone – spending big on new technology and aggressively pursuing new users and as clients become more choosy when it comes to their telco providers, Telstra faces a lot of challenges on several fronts.