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Recent Market Sell Off

By Faisal Laljee

The recent market sell off that has seen the Dow Jones go from 10,700 to 10,100 is a little more than a mere regulation pull back. Attempted bounces and recoveries have failed and I can’t say I am surprised. The economy shows little signs of recovery, and credit remains tight. Housing market has not... »

Android’s Impact on Google’s future

By Faisal Laljee

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... »

The 4 Most Important Earnings Announcements This Afternoon

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... »

Google’s Android will become the default Mobile Platform

By Faisal Laljee

Google’s Android OS is the hottest ever OS for mobile devices. In fact, over a handful of Android devices (some say as high as 20) are slated to launch this year alone from HTC, Sony, Samsung, and even Garmin. I have said this before but I truly believe that Android will be the single... »

Top Stocks to Buy in 2009 Part 3

By Faisal Laljee

Get Cramer’s best stock picks & his latest bestseller FREE. To learn how, CLICK HERE I realize this post is a couple of months late. Markets have rallied over 30% since March 9th, which was the lowest point in US equity markets in over 12 years. So I apologize to those that follow this... »

Don’t Buy What You Don’t Understand

By Faisal Laljee

A friend of mine asked me recently: “Would do you think of Citibank’s stock. I understand the current situation of the finance sector, but what do you think of Citibank?” This is not the first time someone has asked me. A cousin of mine told me he bought Citibank at $5 and I told... »

Apple iPhone for the Masses

By Faisal Laljee

Bloomberg confirmed last week that Walmart would be selling two Apple iPhone models later this month. This suddenly opens up the middle and lower-middle class market to Apple. People that don’t have a Best Buy near, or don’t shop there, will now see the iPhones in Walmart stores and will want a piece of... »

Loopt – The Social Network for Mobile

By Faisal Laljee

Now I know this is a financial blog, but I am the first to admit that I am an early adopter when it comes to technology, specially when its free and this particular technology is particularly impressive. Loopt is primarily an application for the iPhone and other mobile devices (currently over 100 mobile devices... »

Top 5 Life Changing Events in 2008 – The Year That Was

By Faisal Laljee

We still have one month left in the year, and while there could be a melt-down or two yet, 2008 will certainly go down in the annals of history as one of the most brutal, most controversial and certainly the most interesting year that we will ever have seen in our life times. If... »

Calling the Bottom for S&P at 800

By Faisal Laljee

The S&P 500 index fell another 8% this week and now sits near 6 year lows. But unlike the last market crash from 2000-02, this market is not expensive. The heavy selling has nothing to do with lofty valuations, instead, a weak economy, slowing growth, and fears of a recession are whats driving investor... »

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