Kyocera Corp (ADR)
It’s not easy being a Japanese company these days. Last year, rough relations with China over islands in the East China Sea stirred up anti-Japanese sentiment and boycotts across the country. This resulted in everything from lower sales of Japanese goods to restaurants and shops outright banning Japanese customers from coming in. This year, even though the tensions are dying down between the two countries, car manufacturers like Toyota more »
The electronics industry has taken on the recession and its aftermath surprisingly well. For years it seemed like Apple and Google (which does have a hardware aspect) could only go higher. While I never bought into the speculative fever, it's certainly been interesting to hear people spouting gloom and doom about their financial prospects while they continue to pay high prices for stocks and techie toys. Let's check more »
There is a multi-billion dollar battle going on right now between the traditional, established American chip manufacturers and a suddenly big British upstart.