Arif Muhamad

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Closing The Deal: The Value Of A Sales Specialist

Many large companies in business-to-business (B2B) markets struggle to contain the cost and complexity of their sales teams. As customers increasingly demand deeper expertise, and B2B companies add more offerings and pursue new markets, these companies have been augmenting sales teams with industry …

iPhone loses market share in Europe as Android surges

Apple lost market share to Android in Western Europe, according to market researcher IDC.<p>Market trends in Western Europe are not looking good for Apple's iPhone. "Apple's iOS continues to lose ground as market share declined to 20% from 25% in 1Q12 [first quarter 2012]," IDC said Tuesday.<p>Android, …

On Too Big to Fail, All the Warning Lights Are Flashing Red [VIDEO]

<i>Video of Too Big to Fail panel, Netroots Nation 2013</i><p>"Too Big to Fail" banks played a key role in causing the last financial crisis. Since then they've grown even bigger, without much discouragement from the government (and in some cases with government support). Not a single executive has been …

The Slow Jobs Recovery in Charts

The recession ended four years ago. But for many job seekers, it hasn’t felt like much of a recovery.

7 charts that tell the Fed not to taper QE3

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Ever since Ben Bernanke uttered those three little words — “next few meetings” — three weeks ago, financial markets have …

10 Reasons Why America Will Continue To Dominate The Global Economy For Years

The U.S. economy is in recovery mode right now.<p>Sure, investors have been spooked by Fed taper talks, the Bank of Japan's unprecedented economic experiment, persistent jitters out of Europe, and concerns of a credit crisis in China.<p>But by in large, investors should be pleased with the way things are …