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The gaming industry is in trouble. The unexpected quarterly results of the past weeks have led to big moves in the share prices of various companies such as Electronic Arts and ZYNGA.
At present the market for gaming industry is not very lucrative and doesn’t seem to improve either. In such an environment what lies ahead for these gaming companies?
ZYNGA (NASDAQ: ZNGA), before Facebook, was being more »
When it comes to sports Nike (NYSE: NKE) is a standout brand. It has presence in almost all sports and its brand ambassadors are very popular sports persons. The company has a presence in over 200 countries and has products to interest people from all walks of life. However, even with great returns and growing trends over the years the company is now in a fix.
There are questions about more »
Yes, I am talking about Robert McDonald, the C.E.O of Procter and Gamble (NYSE: PG). And noo, I am not ONLY talking about him; I am also referring to the company he leads – P&G. Evidently P&G, once the market leader in fast moving consumer goods, is now facing huge losses and stiff competition. Much of this difficulty has been attributed to Mr. Robert McDonald.
P&G more »
Two most significant fashion brands listed in the Stock exchange today are – Ralph Lauren (NYSE: RL) and Ann Taylor (NYSE: ANN). They have been achieving targets quite consistently for the last five years. But, Ralph Lauren has been overshadowing Ann Taylor. Given the present scenario if one had to choose between the two, which one would it be?
Both companies are much similar in terms of valuations. Both are more »
Paul Otellini, the CEO of Intel (NASDAQ: INTC), recently announced that Windows 8 is not ready, but it will launch anyways. What does this mean for investors? What does this convey to the consumers?
According to the Intel chief, there are still some unfixed “bugs,” and “improvements” needed to be made to the operating system. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is getting itchy and wants to launch its flagship software soon, so more »
With the technology growing so fast that everybody has to be on their heels. Adobe Systems (NASDAQ: ADBE) certainly takes this thought seriously and it has a wonderful way to update technology, not just of its own but also its allies.
The company recently came into news when it announced the latest version of its software. Adobe recently issued a statement that the most recent version of its more »
The top three food giants namely – General Mills (NYSE: GIS) , Kraft foods (NASDAQ: KRFT) and Kellogg (NYSE: K) have been struggling lately. They are under tremendous inflationary pressure also the competition between them is limiting pricing power. Having said that the sentiments for all these company on the Wall Street are positive.
General Mills have been quoted as a “buy” by analysts. Which is I think precise given more »
The banking sector has shown various trends in the past few months. Some underdogs have outperformed and have become a favourite whereas some major banks are proving to be risky.
U.S Bancorp (NYSE: USB) is driving high with its strong fundamental banking techniques. It is very much evident from the fact that the bank showed a profit of whopping 28% . US Bancorp's 0.61% sales growth more »
Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) the retail giant has rekindled a rivalry with its digital competitor Amazon.
The world’s number one retailer has refused to sell Kindle tablet produced by Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN). Reuters published that Bentonville on behalf of Wal-Mart has quoted “We have recently made the business decision to not carry Amazon tablets and eReaders beyond our existing inventory and purchase commitments."
The Real Story
The rivalry between more »
Google's (NASDAQ: GOOG) shares are at an all-time high making it the 5th most valuable company in the United States of America. Riding high on its Android sales and better Ad revenues Google’s market capitalization is around $245 billion just a fraction behind Wal-Mart ($251 billion) and Microsoft ($257 billion) according to experts. A humble 5% more increase would make it the third largest company in the more »
People are saying that General Motors (NYSE: GM) is in the recovery phase. But is it? The bailout by the government was a huge relief but the car manufacturer doesn’t seem to have learnt from the mistakes it made previously. In 2010 the company had an IPO of $33 but now it’s lurking around the $25 mark. Is the company progressing backwards?
General Motors is venturing into Europe more »
The once much celebrated company, today is in news for all the wrong reasons. Shopping at Wal-Mart
(NYSE: WMT) definitely gives you a satisfaction in terms of price, but as a customer you leave the stores unsatisfied.
The same is the case of the 1.4 million workers this conglomerate hires. They are discontented and unhappy. One can’t blame them. In an attempt to lower product prices the retail more »
Coca – Cola the beverage giant despite of the economic slowdown has managed to do well in terms of its growths and sales. It has given healthy returns to its investors especially Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett. What makes the company stand out and what are the reasons for its growth? Let’s find out -
Brand Recognition and Strong Fundamentals
Coca-Cola owns major brands which are recognized worldwide which makes more »
Research In Motion (NASDAQ: BBRY), the Canadian company which is made its blackberry so popular among the office goers is now in doldrums. The fresh reports have suggested a $235 million loss to the company and analysts suggest that it is still struggling in the competitive market.
A Deeper look
Everyone believes that Research In Motion is going through a tough time, everybody except Thorsten Heins, chief executive of the more »
The 2008 financial crisis is gone and people are on the verge of forgetting it. Sadly, it’s not the same case for Bank of America (NYSE: BAC). The bank which was facing legal charges from investors on the grounds of providing false and misleading information about its financial health after the acquisition of Merill Lynch.
Bank of America’s controversial decision to buy Merrill Lynch for $50 more »
Can’t decide yet between Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Samsung? Well here is one piece of information which will add to your list of pros and cons. Comparing between S3 and iPhone 5 a new dimension has sprung up giving the Cupertino an upper hand. Display Mate technology have given their verdict on the retina display of iPhone 5.
Apple of the Eye.
If you thought changes between the new more »
5th August 2011 – S&P lowered America’s Debt rating from “AAA” to “AA+”
BUMMER was all one could manage to say to that. Though everyone was expecting something severe this news shocked the whole world let alone America. However the burning question is -
The 20th century was American century but is the 21st heading to be another’s?
Making sacrifices, cutting down costs, reducing debt bills more »
Don’t be surprised if you see long linesand maddening rush in your neighborhood, better still ask your neighbors not to be surprised if they see you in one. This just perfectly defines Apple – Tim Cook style.
Yes, It’s the iPhone season and with much fanfare around the globe Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has launched its much awaited iPhone 5. The 4 inch mobile phone was an instant hit as more »
Eight Figure pay packages, 6 bedroom mansions, fast wheels have become proverbial embellishment for Chief Executives. But with recession hovering over the economy is it still justified to let top corporate bosses bask in the glory? Kenneth Feinberg the corporal appointed by Barack Obama is with loggerheads with the Men in Black.
CEOs raked in median compensation of about $14 million in 2004, up 25% from 2003, according to a more »
When going through a rough patch every other thing seems to be frustrating and irritating. Something similar is happening to America right now – its going through a tough time and its woes don’t seem to end. However if classified there are some issues which need to be dealt on an immediate basis. Here’s a compilation of Top 5 worries for the United States of America.
1. Unemployment/Layoffs more »
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