Android’s Impact on Google’s future

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
By Faisal Laljee
Android’s Impact on Google’s future

In a short period of time, Google‘s mobile operating platform, Android, which competes with Windows Mobile, Apple‘s iPhone OS, Symbian and Palm OS has garnered plenty of attention and accolades. As was the case when Apple’s App Store was launched some 15 months ago now, Android’s Market, which is Google’s version of Apple’s App... »

ComScore Claims to have a Larger Panel

Wednesday, July 15, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

ComScore (SCOR) and Nielsen are both market research and audience measurement businesses. They have a “panel” of independent internet users whose activities they monitor (with permission of course) and based on the internet usage of this panel, they publish broader internet measures like unique visitors, visits, page views, time spent etc. for most of... »

$1.2 billion Inflows to US Funds

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

This was yesterday. Ofcourse, this is not what caused the rally yesterday but considering equity supply shortage, this money shows increased demand that is good for the US markets. »

Invest in Emerging Markets using these new ETF’s

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

Lately, it seem like new ETF’s sprout almost every week. ETF’s are a very popular and cheap way to invest in a group of stocks that share common traits. KOL for coal related stocks, MOO for agriculture related names, EEB for BRIC countries, and a plethora of others for shorting or investing in global... »

Hydrate your portfolio with Veolia

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

According to Yahoo Finance, Veolia Environnement SA 9VE) and its subsidiaries provide environmental management services to public authorities, individuals, and industrial and commercial customers worldwide. It operates in four segments: Water, Environmental Services, Energy Services, and Transportation. Basically Veolia is a French multi-national company that provides infrastructure development and support in developing countries. Its... »

The 4 Most Important Earnings Announcements This Afternoon

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

4 earnings that are really impacting the respective stock prices after hours: 1) Apple (AAPL) – Earnings were rock solid. Everything up. Stock is headed to $150. If not this year, then next. Watch them take market share from the likes of Dell and HP. Heck, I am a Mac hater and I even... »

Zumiez Up on High Same Store Sales

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

I have been a bull on this but I am thinking it might be time to take profits. Not sure which way to call this. Story is still young. Anyone analyze their fundamentals recently? »

Nasdaq buys a stake in the London Stock Exchange

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

Nasdaq purchased shares of LSE worth $780 million, a 15% ownership, creating the second largest global stock exchange behind only the NYSE and ahead of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. The purchase gives Nasdaq potential access to the European markets. I reiterate my buy on Nasdaq at around the $40 mark. - Faisal Laljee »

Redefining Search and Search Engines

Friday, June 19, 2009
By Faisal Laljee

As internet consumers, we are used to the terms “Google it”, “I will Facebook you” or “Tweet”. But when it comes to Search, one immediately thinks of Yahoo, Microsoft, Google and in some rare cases, Ask.com. Indeed when reports of search market share are released each month, Google seems to be gaining the ground... »

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