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Apple Bleeds Market Share With iPhone

For several months I have been writing that the market for smart phones in the developed markets is near saturation and Apple does not have the right products for major growth in emerging markets. In emerging markets, Google‘s Android has been growing my leaps and bounds.<p>This morning there is …

Verizon Deal With Vodafone Could Be Worth More Than $130B, Would Create Largest U.S. Carrier

Verizon has stepped up the pressure and it now seems like a formal bid for Vodafone’s stake in their wireless joint venture is imminent, according to UBS. Such a deal could come at a price of between $130 and $137 billion, and would create the largest U.S. phone operator, leaving AT&T behind. To go …

China just made it harder to buy a Beamer, Benz, or Bentley

Times are tough for Volkswagen. The carmaker reported profits for the first quarter of the year were almost half what they were a year ago. But a bit of good news, the company noted in a statement earlier this month, is that sales of Bentleys grew 25% year-on-year, fueled by Chinese customers, who …

A Few More Uncertainties For China Investors

According to a new survey by <i>The Economist Intelligence Unit</i>, investors are still very bullish on China for the long term. But short-term headwinds remain. Sentiment on China is weak. Momentum, if one can call it that, is in second gear at best.<p>Last week, HSBC released its flash PMI figures that …

Goldman Sachs is becoming Apple’s go-to bank under Tim Cook

Apple once shunned outside financial advisers. Steve Jobs was known to look down on bankers, feeling Apple didn’t need their help. But in the Tim Cook era, the company is increasingly turning to Wall Street for advice, and Apple’s go-to bank is Goldman Sachs.<p>When Apple faced public pressure from …

Facebook Says These Are The 20 Best Brands On The Social Network

So Facebook decided to call out the brands that are doing the best work on the medium — mostly using unpaid advertising — by announcing the winners of its second annual Facebook Studio awards.<p>An elite group of advertising experts from all the top agencies made up the jury that analyzed which brands …

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Italy leads European stock-market gains

MADRID (MarketWatch) — European stock markets notched moderate gains on Monday, while Italian stocks rallied on relief that a new government was …

Eric Cantor brandishes the debt ceiling against comprehensive immigration reform

Michael Milken, the junk bond king who revolutionized fixed income trading in the 1980s before spending two years in jail for securities fraud, is hosting an economic policy conference this week in Beverly Hills. If anyone can bring together two politicians, it’s a generous billionaire—and that’s …

As One World Trade Center rises, will its offices also fill up?

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