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  • India is one market where Nokia (NOK) hasn't lost its market share lead: research firm CMR estimates the struggling Finnish phone giant accounted for 22.2% of Indian mobile phone shipments in 1H12, putting it easily ahead of #2 Samsung (13% share) and #3 Micromax (5.5%). A big reason why: smartphones are estimated to have made up just 5% of shipments in the cost-sensitive market, and to have actually posted a slower growth rate (12.2%) than feature phones (16.9%). (IDC data[View news story]
    4 x "if"= "no" for me
    Oct 30, 2012. 09:28 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Banks that are too big and too complex to control operations "are too big. Period." - Dallas Fed President Fisher today, following a speech lauding the banks and economy of Texas. The Dallas Fed has been highly vocal of late about ending TBTF, suggesting not just the reasons, but also the way to go about it.  [View news story]
    Why not operate like the Canadian banks. Fix the problem once and for all. Let the cookies fall where they may. Nationalize the banks . Have 10 or 15 Charter banks following strict guidelines. Seems like Grade 3 page 4 stuff to me.
    May 11, 2012. 10:32 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is There Asymmetrical Coverage Of Research In Motion In The Media? [View article]
    Very well presented. I couldn't have said it better myself.
    Mar 22, 2012. 04:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment