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Gadget producers under shrinkage

 Fears that the recession-hit U.S. consumers will decrease the third-quarter earnings for makers of MP3 players, cell phones and other gadgets, pummeled the stocks of consumer electronics companies like Apple Inc and SanDisk Corp on Tuesday, a day after they issued grim forecasts. This is relatively normal in a tightening economy, where the consumers give up first to the luxury and the technology goods when their revenues get tighter.Read More »Gadget producers under shrinkage

The Japanese cars producers advance their US market leadership

HondaI found today a couple of interesting articles on the Japanese car producers which have US factories.

Everything started in 2006, when it was announced that the combined market share of the main Asian auto makers (Toyota, Honda, Hyunday and others) has exceeded the one from the native Detroit car makers. It was a big hit to the local car producers and the US manufacturers (such as Ford or GM) announced big restructuring plans… Unfortunately for them, those plans failed to deliver the promissed superiority, whilst the Japanese producers continued their advancements in the car manufacturing.Read More »The Japanese cars producers advance their US market leadership

Famous investors (1) – Warren Buffet and his lessons in investments

Let’s be honest and face it – the big shots, the people who did a hell of a lot of money from their investments, will rarely go public about their methods. Yet Warren Buffet, the Sage of Omaha, has constantly promoted transparency and openness in investing for more than 40 years.
How did Warren do it without damaging his investments?Read More »Famous investors (1) – Warren Buffet and his lessons in investments