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Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Wednesday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
Markets were mixed in Asia on Wednesday. Fueled by optimism surrounding central bank stimulus, Japan's Nikkei once again hit a fresh five-year high, and the yen weakened slightly to 102.9210 to the dollar.
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Xbox 720 Production to Rise in Q3, Peak in Q4
Microsoft's next game console is only hours away from its worldwide unveiling, and supply chain sources claim that it is already in production.
Tue May 21, 2013
Is Sony un-Japanese enough to entertain change?
Few foreign activist investors have made much headway in forcing change in Japan, where a conservative corporate culture favours long-standing ties with banks, business partners and workers rather than shareholders seeking value.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sony Mobile's Xperia Tablet Za Now Available Worldwide
Sony Mobile today announced that Xperia Tablet Z - the world's slimmest, lightest premium Android tablet - is now available to buy across the globe through Sony's retail and operator partners as well as online channels.
Sat May 18, 2013
Asia's Week: Japan Revives, What Of Japan Inc.?
Assuming Taiwan and the Philippines cool their jets and don't go into battle over the slaying of a fisherman , the most notable news will again have come from Japan.
Fri May 17, 2013
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Sony to name Chugai Pharma's CEO as chairman: Nikkei
Sony Corp plans to appoint Chugai Pharmaceutical Co Chief Executive Osamu Nagayama as chairman, the Nikkei reported.
Thu May 16, 2013
Asia Markets: Japan Stocks Slip, But Australia Rises
Japanese stocks fell Friday, extending losses into a second day after sharp gains earlier in the week, while Australian shares inched higher, helped by strength for some miners.
Wed May 15, 2013
Break Up Sony? Well, Duh
It must be seven or eight years since I wrote "My Last Sony," predicting the tech giant's downfall at the hands of overzealous chief executive Nobuyuki Idei and his successor crony, Sir Howard Stringer.
Fitch Street InterView: Better News for Japanese Tech Giants
SYDNEY, May 14 Fitch Ratings says that Sony Corporation and Panasonic Corporation are slowly on their way to stabilising their credit profiles, but that Sharp Corporation's liquidity is still a key credit risk.
Tue May 14, 2013
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Tokyo Stock Retreat; Pioneer, Yamaha Motor in Focus
Yamaha Motor reported lower than expected earnings. Pioneer surged 26% after the company plans to sell stakes to Mitsubishi Electric and NTT DoCoMo.
U.S. Movers: Pan American Silver, Sony, Ranbaxy, Valspar
Ranbaxy settles U.S. claims for $500 million. Valspar second quarter net edged up.
Mid-Morning Market Update: JP Morgan Chase Annual Meeting Could Oust...
Following the market opening Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.28 percent to 15,133.43, while the NASDAQ rose 0.46 percent to reach 3,454.73. The S&P also rose 0.52 percent to 1,642.23. Top Headline The debate regarding the current dual role of Jamie Dimon at JP Morgan Chase might see an end when JPM shareholders meet for their AGM in Florida this ... (more)
2008 PSN hack suspect smashes PCs, hides HDDs, gets off lightly
A man suspected of involvement in the 2008 PSN hack - the one Howard Stringer apparently didn't know about - dodged the harshest sentences attached to such a cyber crime by smashing his PCs and hiding his hard-drives. Instead of facing a possible 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine he, Todd M. Miller, toddled off with a year's house arrest, ... (more)
UPDATE 2-U.S. hedge fund calls for Sony Entertainment spin-off
Billionaire hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb on Tuesday called on Sony Corp to spin off its lucrative entertainment arm, setting the stage for a clash between the activist fund and management at the Japanese electronics maker.
Samsung, Apple Still Solid Investments As They Continue To Dominate Handset Market
Apple and Samsung not only dominate the OEM handset market, they account for 100 percent of all profits.
Mon May 13, 2013
Sony Options Active As Shares Hit Fresh 52-Week High
SNE - Sony Corp - Big prints in Sony Corp. call and put options this morning pushed the consumer electronics maker onto our 'hot by options volume' market scanner in the early going on Monday, with overall volume up above 21,000 contracts versus the stock's average daily volume of roughly 8,000 contracts.
Sat May 11, 2013
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Sony reports profits after four years of losses
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Fri May 10, 2013
Panasonic's TV Sales Fall 20 Percent
According to CNET , the Japanese electronics giant posted another major loss. The company lost 754.3 billion Yen during the fiscal 2012 sales period after sales declined seven percent to 7,846 billion Yen .
Thu May 09, 2013
Sony Pictures Classics' Michael Barker and Tom Bernard Win First Envision Award
Ordinarily, Michael Barker and Tom Bernard , co-presidents and co-founders of Sony Pictures Classics , win prizes for other people -- over 100 Oscar nominations and 31 wins.