Keshav Rajendran

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  • HP - Too Good To Be True?

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 22, 2013 | Tickers: DELL, HPQ, MSFT

    The fall of Dell (NASDAQ: DELL), one of the tech darlings of the 90's, has been interesting to watch. The infamous Michael Dell quote from 1997 springs to mind and you're left wondering whether he is considering doing the same thing he advised Apple to do then.
    Weak PC market
    The PC is dead talk has been going around for at least a year now. Data revealed by more »
  • An Alternative To The Fizz

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 17, 2013 | Tickers: KO, PEP, SODA

    In the non-alcoholic beverage space, there are two big names that come to everyone’s mind – Pepsi (NYSE: PEP) and Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO). These two companies have been delivering gains for quite a while now, and both of them pay a fairly good dividend too. In fact, Coca-Cola is one of the companies in which Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has invested a significant amount.

    The Status Quo

    Coke is more »

  • The Slow Death Of RIM

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 16, 2013 | Tickers: BBRY, GOOG, NOK

    Apple and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) have thus far dominated the smart phone market. Although Google didn’t really enter the hardware market with smart phone until very recently, both companies are the major winners in the smart phone wars, with Samsung being a third important player in the grand scheme of things. The Cupertino-based Apple has an excellent product that stitches together hardware and software perfectly. Google’s Android OS more »

  • I'll Have The McValue Meal!

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 15, 2013 | Tickers: BKW, MCD, YUM

    For most people on earth, McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) is a symbol of capitalism and a poster-brand (I think I just invented a word) for obese kids. Yet, despite a whole bunch of essentially pointless accusations, the company delivers real value to its investors. In this piece, I’ll examine why McDonald’s is a must-have stock on your portfolio and take a look at a couple of competitors to more »

  • Where Does Facebook Go Now?

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 14, 2013 | Tickers: FB, GOOG, LNKD

    For people who have been watching the escapades of Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), one serious question still hangs in the air before they go out and invest in the social networking company. The question pertains to monetization. It’s all good and well that the company is a household name and virtually everyone from teenagers to pensioners have an account on Facebook, but the fact is that if you can’t more »

  • Make Money From Sports!

    By Keshav Rajendran - January 9, 2013 | Tickers: MANU, WWE

    The best way to feel super rich is to own a part of a sports team. Only billionaires with their cigars and their fancy cars generally know how this feels, so if you want to feel a bit like a billionaire, investing a sports team might not be such a bad idea. But is it a great investment idea? The honest answer is, no. In fact, the financial performance of more »