Paul Jay of the Real News Network interviews Heiner Flassbeck, who served as director of the Division on Globalization and Development Strategies of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, known as UNCTAD. He was a vice minister at the Federal Ministry of Finance in Bonn in 1998 and '99. He's now a professor of economics at Hamburg University.
By Chris Ebert Stocks and Options at a Glance With just one look, it is now possible to see exactly which option strategies are currently profitable and which are not. Those who use option performance as a technical indicator can now see where the stock market is today (as measured by the S&P 500 index) [...]
On Monday at the Content Delivery Summit in NYC, Marta Garcia Lopez, Senior Manager of CDN Strategy and Marketing will give an in-depth look into Telefonica’s CDN initiatives and their present and future CDN strategy and deployments. Hear Telefonica´s view on the evolution of the CDN market and potential solutions for a converged CDN and cloud [...]
The "Dogs of the Dow" strategy is one of the simplest for beating the market. Over the coming year, I'll track the Dogs' performance and keep you abreast of news affecting these companies. The strategy The Dogs strategy involves buying and holding equal dollar amounts of the 10 best-yielding dividend stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Show More Summary
Ellen DeGeneres is the latest celebrity to take Abercrombie & Fitch to task over its CEO's controversial and exclusionary marketing strategy. The TV host discussed the topic in her monologue, slated to air on May 20. "The [A&F] CEO announced that his stores will stop selling clothing for women larger than size 10," she said. Show More Summary
Simple investments, with easy to understand investment theses, are one of the best ways to make consistently long-term profits in the stock market. And while I am a firm believer in this investment strategy, there is nothing wrong with the occasional bet on a well-researched speculative stock. Once a portfolio of lower-risk investments has been [...]
By Lawrence Fuller: It is well understood that history repeats itself, and has been doing so on what seems to be an ever more frequent basis. It is also well understood that markets and economies run in cycles, despite the Fed's best efforts to dictate otherwise. Show More Summary
By Bishop Research and Analytics: An enormous amount of debate is currently occurring among financial market participants and central bank observers regarding the possible methods the Federal Reserve may pursue in an attempt to extricate itself from the ongoing quantitative easing policy of purchasing $85 billion a month in debt securities. Show More Summary
A Manhattan penthouse that listed for $100M in July was de-listed in February but has just returned with an ambitious new marketing strategy: For Sale By Owner. Oddly, the owner is Steven Klar, a developer who paid $4.5M for the...
With more than twenty years experience in worldwide marketing, product strategy and new business creation, Beth White, CMO of ServiceNow, joined theCube hosts in Las Vegas to talk about “unpacking the message”, the Knowledge13 event, and the ServiceNow community at … Continue reading ?
Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Mark Digman, VP of product marketing and strategy at SciQuest. Be sure to join Spend Matters and SciQuest for a webinar on May 30 from 10-11am CDT: Good Data: Spend Analysis Tactics to Attack Supplier Performance Management. Show More Summary
By Henry Nyce: There was a recent article about Sell in May and go away, which recommends selling one's stocks in May and reentering the market in October. This article maintains that over the past five years this strategy has worked reasonably well. Show More Summary
Cue the eye roll Synergy: The word everyone loves to hate, but can't help but use constantly. Synergy invades marketing lingo, financial discussions and management strategies alike — but does anyone really know what it means? Can you...Show More Summary
IDC today was the latest to publish its numbers on smartphone market shares after the major handset makers released Q1 earnings, and like Gartner, Strategy Analytics and the rest, it underscores the power of Google's Android platform...Show More Summary
Yes, we all know that Android has the prevailing device market share right now, but which companies in that group are actually making money? According to Strategy Analytics' estimates for Q1, it's Samsung... and virtually no one else. Show More Summary
Samsung is enjoying Android more than Google is, according to Strategy Analytics. The market researcher estimates that Samsung generates more revenue and profit from the platform than the search giant does.
Billboards and airplane advertorials may still have their place in the marketing mix, but the innovative approaches employed by both the most progressive enterprises prove that measuring a solid earned media strategy is not done exclusively through the traditional marketing budget.
By Wall Street Strategies: By David Urani The NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index showed a decent increase for May, to 44 from April's 41. This is a good sign following a decline in April, which seemed to be driven largely by a difficulty in securing lots, finding labor, and by higher costs. Show More Summary
Microsoft isn't ditching its ARM strategy and Windows RT operating system anytime soon, says Tami Reller, the chief of marketing for Windows, speaking at the JP Morgan Technology conference. There's been a lot of speculation that Microsoft might be rethinking Windows RT because, early reports say, sales of RT devices have been disappointing. Show More Summary
Sundar Pichai has been a figurehead at Google since 2004, and steered the company's Chrome browser and Chrome OS strategies to success. Nowadays, though, he has taken over the role that Andy Rubin had at Google, overseeing Android. It's a big job, and Android will be a point of focus at this year's Google I/O conference. Show More Summary