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  • Will Toyota's Recent Fumbles Lead Its Stock Further Downward? [View article]
    It's a good year for the company, the economic measures taken by the new minister, have taken effect, but it would be much better if they succeed in reconciling with China, a nation that has become the leading automotive market and where Toyota is not well received by the consumer, because this stage cyclical facing these two nations ( ).
    Aug 2, 2013. 04:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Cigarette makers sink after the FDA says menthol in cigarettes appears to pose a greater health threat than regular cigarettes and indicates it plans to issue rules based on its findings. The agency says menthol could make young people more likely to smoke by reducing the irritation and harshness of cigarette smoke. Menthol comprises ~30% of the cigarette market. LO -4.2%, RAI -2.6%, MO -2.5%[View news story]
    At the externality generated to the state health care costs by the use of these products should be higher the tax (Pigovian tax) to correct the loss of money in maintaining the health of these people who consume cigarettes. the debate should not be whether menthol cigarettes are harmful to health, it is logical that all smoking is bad. the debate is how all of society pays the costs of a bad prevention. These items should have a higher selling price due to state tax application ( ).
    Jul 23, 2013. 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google must offer more concessions to allay concerns that it is abusing its search dominance in Europe, EU Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia says. "The proposals that Google sent to us are not enough," Almunia declared. His comments come after Google's rivals criticized the proposals it has made as inadequate. The search giant says its offer "clearly addresses" the concerns. [View news story]

    And if Google did not exist who would claim these companies, which must be recognized is that this company has done well and been visible to many businesses, organizations, and institutions organism without this powerful tool, not the total would reach population of users who possess today, so there is no right to be treated in this way.
    Jul 17, 2013. 04:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Better Place's Swap Scheme Failed And Tesla's Is Likely To Succeed For Now [View article]
    GM, Ford and others know that the option for the future is renewable energy and environmentally friendly, but the petrodollars that moves traditional automotive industry coupled with the demands of those who buy the commodity, will not allow this business so profitable is they vanish from the hands and Tesla is changing the paradigm.
    Jun 28, 2013. 05:20 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More Signs Of Strength In The Housing Market [View article]
    I say you have to be cautious that, maybe the wave of anger, is just that and consequently leave more havoc delve into the past crisis, the Chinese will make their moves as well which may result in stimulus for the world economy or otherwise, summarizing "prudence".
    Jun 26, 2013. 01:02 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Plunging Iron Ore Underlines Coming Monetary Policy From The Reserve Bank Of Australia [View article]
    But the worst thing is that some of the most important mines are cheep of Africa and South America, with exorbitant bonanzas only thing left was Dutch disease not adding value to these raw materials and history repeats, low growth structural deficiencies and poor education affecting industrial modernization.
    Jun 5, 2013. 10:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL +1.5%) roundup: 1) Apple has begun selling a $229, 16GB, 5th-gen iPod Touch that lacks a rear camera. The rear-camera-sporting 32GB and 64GB models, launched last September, go for $299 and $399. Separately, Jim Dalrymple reports cumulative Touch sales have topped 100M. Total iPod sales fell 20% Y/Y in FQ2 to $962M, which units falling 27% to 5.6M. 2) New patent applications indicate Apple is researching flexible displays in which pressing down acts as an input method, and eye-tracking tech similar to Samsung's Smart Scroll. 3) Wells Fargo is encouraged by supplier Avago's comments about a pending iPhone order ramp, and Goldman recommends buying June $450 calls ahead of the WWDC conference. [View news story]
    It is the law of the market to more competition from a product should be higher quality and low price, to be too attractive and generate expected consumer expectations.
    Jun 1, 2013. 03:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Vivus (VVUS +2.5%) gets a lift from positive comments out of Piper's Charles Duncan today. He thinks Vivus could find a partner for Qsymia before year-end, as the weight loss medication racks up more gains as reduced REMS restrictions lead to broader pharmacy access. The firm reiterates its Overweight rating on the shares with a $20 price target. [View news story]
    You do not know what to say in front of the problem of obesity, because it is a public health problem, but the solutions to generate drug from an acceptance of the condition and continue the pace lifestyle that ultimately led to this disease, therefore I think, it is better to change the mindset with a good diet and will exercise.
    May 29, 2013. 05:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Market Volatility Spikes: Part II- Japanese Markets Go Wild [View article]
    No longer is the adage that if the U.S. sneezes the world gets cold, China and Japan change so just check with you report a decline in China's manufacturing activity slumped all the work achieved by the new prime minister with his monetary flexiblilización.
    May 24, 2013. 01:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Intel: Goodbye, Paul Otellini - You Will Be Missed [View article]
    Another to be measured at the mobile market, without creating new, more just saturating the market, but consumers are the ones who win, hopefully do well.
    May 17, 2013. 01:22 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Trulia Aims To Become Market Leader Following The Acquisition Of Market Leader [View article]
    It is a company in constant expansion and hopefully continue with this new investment, keeping its great quality and business vision.
    May 8, 2013. 05:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Nokia Revitalize Feature Phones With New Asha Launches? [View article]
    Nokia has been a company get brave and conquer new market, smartphones are reaching the point of being an everyday, which is demeritorious for companies like Apple who lived a boom based on the exclusive, qui is where Nokia, telephones for all ranges and reach of consumers.
    May 7, 2013. 02:23 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Archer Daniels Midland's (ADM) Q1 results: "As expected, this was a challenging quarter," CEO Patricia Woertz says. Operating profit in agricultural services fell 42%, blamed on ongoing effects from last summer's U.S. drought. Oilseeds processing profit also fell 42%, due to challenges in Brazil and depressed margins in cocoa. Corn processing profit rose 15% on improved ethanol results. [View news story]
    Hoping that the merger recess costs and sustain the quality and in the near future further improve.
    May 3, 2013. 03:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Industrial machinery giant Caterpillar (CAT) finished lower today ahead of its Q1 results expected Monday morning. Investors appear to be girding themselves for potential miss, after the company earlier reported an 11% drop in global retail sales of machines, driven by a 24% drop in its Asia/Pacific region and an 11% decline in North America. Power Systems retail sales also dipped 6%, with industrial off 24%. Also worth noting: CAT puts expiring in both April and June saw some heavy volume today. [View news story]
    So what's going on, that one article tells the fact, but not the cause, China needs a lot of heavy machinery that could provide Caterpillar, but as the Chinese went ahead and bought the competition was a German company, which with its technology can build these tools.
    May 1, 2013. 02:34 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Kitchen Sinks Q3, But Announces Huge Cash Plans [View article]
    No empire that will last 100 years and in this time if that technology is short. but has a light of hope that is the Chinese market, where it goes up.
    Apr 25, 2013. 03:49 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment