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  • Income Investors: Ditch Your CDs and Buy These

    By Casey Hoerth - May 7, 2013 | Tickers: T, CMGE, CSCO

    It's frustrating to be a saver right now. The traditional avenues of saving, CDs and U.S. Treasury bonds, offer minuscule yields that are probably negative when adjusted for inflation. A quick check at Bankrate.com shows the best CD yields at 1%. U.S. Treasuries aren't much better: 10-year bonds yield only 1.66%.

    Numbers like this can be very discouraging to everyday folks looking to save more »

  • 3 Emerging Market Opportunities

    By Daniel Paterson - May 3, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, PBR, VIV

    In any diversified portfolio, it is important to not only have a portion of your assets allocated to non U.S. companies, but to also have a portion of your investments be slightly speculative in nature. Investing in companies based in emerging markets presents opportunities to not only add international exposure to portfolio, but also take on some more risk.

    An emerging market is simply defined as a nation that more »

  • Apple's Product Strategy Dilemma

    By Bob Chandler - May 2, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, TSM

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is in a tough spot. While Steve Jobs, the company’s founder, could easily be the greatest consumer product innovator the U.S. has ever seen, the legacy of his business strategy is forcing the company to make a decisive move in today’s competitive mobile phone marketplace.

    Apple’s premium product strategy

    Jobs’ vision for Apple was always to create a premier product and charge a more »

  • A Solid Semiconductor Stock for Your Portfolio

    By Harsh Chauhan - May 1, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CSCO, XLNX

    Maker of programmable chips Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) is up around 7% this year. While this year-to-date appreciation might not seem very handsome at first, Xilinx has a lot of potential to continue its steady progress going forward. The stock isn’t fashionable by any means, but it has the potential of providing stable returns driven by its diversified business.

    Improvement all around

    Its business has gradually improved, and Xilinx is more »

  • The Good Problems WeChat is Causing Tencent

    By Peter Pham - April 23, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHU, SOCL, FXI, MSFT, SINA

    The Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings (TCEHY.PK) introduced a blockbuster mobile chat application that is being perceived as a significant threat to the revenues of social networking firms, such as Sina (NASDAQ: SINA) Weibo as well as Chinese telcos such as China Mobile (NYSE: CHL) and China Unicom (NYSE: CHU). WeChat is doing now what Tencent’s QQ did about a year ago by eating massive amounts of the more »

  • 4 Reasons I'm Holding on to Apple

    By Adam Levy - April 22, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, VZ

    If you bought Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) at any point since Jan. 1, 2012 and are still holding on to it, you’ve lost money. It’s been a tumultuous trek down as the company feels pressure from all sides: sales, margin, cash pile, new products, and so on. The interesting thing is at $700 investors loved the stock. At $600, they still loved it. At $500, it was a once more »

  • These 3 Dividend Stocks in Lagging Sectors Can Still Be Bought

    By Casey Hoerth - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CSCO, RY

    The Dow Jones industrial average and the S&P 500 indices have both been on quite a run, so maybe it's time to start seeing the glass as half full. There seems to be a lot of talk about "bubbles," followed by the argument that the market is being propped up by central bank bond buying around the world, especially here in the U.S

    But the S&P more »

  • 7 Questions for Apple Investors This Earnings Season

    By Robert Baillieul - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, GOOG

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will release its second quarter results after the bell on April 23. Here're seven questions investors want answered in the upcoming report. 

    1. Will management raise the dividend?

    Last quarter, Apple reported it had $137 billion in cash on its balance sheet. That figure could grow to $170 billion by the end of the year if there're no changes to the company's current dividend more »

  • 7 Questions for Apple Investors This Earnings Season

    By Robert Baillieul - April 17, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, GOOG

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will release its second quarter results after the bell on April 23. Here're seven questions investors want answered in the upcoming report. 

    1. Will management raise the dividend?

    Last quarter, Apple reported it had $137 billion in cash on its balance sheet. That figure could grow to $170 billion by the end of the year if there're no changes to the company's current dividend more »

  • 7 Questions for Apple Investors This Earnings Season

    By Robert Baillieul - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, GOOG

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) will release its second quarter results after the bell on April 23. Here're seven questions investors want answered in the upcoming report. 

    1. Will management raise the dividend?

    Last quarter, Apple reported it had $137 billion in cash on its balance sheet. That figure could grow to $170 billion by the end of the year if there're no changes to the company's current dividend more »

  • These 3 Dividend Stocks In Lagging Sectors Can Still Be Bought

    By Casey Hoerth - April 15, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CSCO, RY

    The Dow and S&P 500 Index have both been on quite a run, but maybe its time to start seeing the glass as half full. There seems to be a lot of talk about "bubbles," followed by the argument that the market is being propped up by central bank bond buying around the world, especially here in the United States. 

    But the S&P is still only trading at more »

  • China Mobile

    By James Trieb - April 13, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHU

    China Mobile one of the mobile carrier's in China, is faced with having to supply Micro-Sims for the New Apple IPhone 5's. The demand for the IPhone 5 is very high in China now.

    In November of 2012 there were no Micro-Sims available for people who were from other countries visiting China, that needed to have a Micro-Sims card in their IPhone 5's to go on the more »

  • Potential Risks for Apple: What Does the Future Hold?

    By Marina Avilkina - April 12, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is the latest victim of the “Law of Large Numbers” as its base has grown enormously.  Moreover, it has become virtually impossible for Apple to continue with the same growth figures.  Adding this to Apple’s small product base, we end up with real trouble for Apple.

    One of the biggest risks associated with Apple, which every investor should keep in mind, is the risk of Apple more »

  • Nokia Earnings Preview

    By Callum Turcan - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, NOK, SI

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) is well on its way to profitability, but will it take hold?

    Nokia last quarter posted its first profit in a year, as Lumia sales of 4.4 million combined with Nokia Siemens Network being profitable propelled the company to earn 8 cents a share. On April 18, Nokia posts earnings, and the consensus is for them to lose 5 cents a share this quarter. Here is more »

  • Apple Needs China; Chinese Government Doesn't Care

    By Reuben Brewer - April 10, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, MCD

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has a big problem, it needs more customers. China has customers. Easy? Not so fast, China's government controlled media just targeted the iPhone and iPad maker as a corporate miscreant.

    Apple's Issue

    Apple's high tech gadgets have revolutionized markets from the cell phone to the computer. However, the company likes to control every aspect of its products, from design to operating system. That leaves more »

  • Earnings Preview Of Nokia

    By Callum Turcan - April 7, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, NOK, SI

    Nokia is well on its way to profitability, but will it take hold?

    Nokia Corp (NYSE: NOK) last quarter posted its first profit in a year, as Lumia sales of 4.4 million combined with Nokia Siemens Network being profitable propelled Nokia to make 8 cents a share. On April 18, Nokia posts earnings and the consensus is for them to lose 5 cents a share this quarter. Here is more »

  • Ways to Make Money From the World's Largest Cellular Market

    By Madhukar Dubey - April 5, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHA, CHU

    According to Reuters, the Chinese mobile phone market has reached a massive 1.13 billion subscribers. A large number of new subscribers in February 2013 resulted in 1% increase in the total number of subscribers.

    Talking about 3G users in February, a total of 15.68 million net additions were recorded, taking the 3G user base to 262.84 million in the country. These figures led me to think that more »

  • Want to Make Money From World's Largest Market?

    By Madhukar Dubey - April 2, 2013 | Tickers: CMGE, CHA, CHU

    According to Reuters, the Chinese mobile phone market has reached a massive number of 1.13 billion. A large number of new subscribers in Feb 2013 resulted in 1% increase in the total number of subscribers. Talking about 3G users, in February a total of 15.68 million net additions were recorded taking the total 3G users to 262.84 million in the country. These figures got me thinking, what more »

  • China Mobile's True Global Value

    By Jeremiah Feliciano - March 20, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, NOK

    In the telecom sector, state-owned China Mobile Limited (NYSE: CHL) is the world’s largest mobile phone operator by subscribers, with about 700 million customers. It’s not just the large client base that is impressive, but also the way it is run, assuring share holders that their investment is in good hands.

    Proof of this is the New York Stock Exchange said that China Mobile is the 7th best more »

  • Make Way For the Heroic Comeback!

    By rakesh jaiswal - March 15, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, CMGE, F, GOOG, MSFT, NOK, TM, VZ, VOD

    In the past, "Nokia(NYSE: NOK) was a direct synonym for the word "mobile phone" just like "Xerox" for photocopies. But in the first decade of the 21st century, the marriage of the mobile phone handset and the Net marked the beginning of a new era. Nokia got eclipsed by the likes of Samsung, Apple and Google as they came out with better products while Nokia missed sight of key more »

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