All posts tagged "stocks"

  • A student tries out Samsung Electronics' Gear products at one of the technology giant's shop in Seoul, Thursday. Samsung Electronics has recently vowed to overhaul its handset lineup as its smartphone sales are on the decline amid tougher competition from Apple and Chinese rivals. (AP/Yonhap)
    Will Samsung bounce back in Q4?

    By Kim Yoo-chul Samsung Electronics said Thursday that chances of the company seeing any substantial improvement in earnings in the fourth quarter were small as it needs to revamp its mobile business. Samsung reported 47.4 trillion won...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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  • The iPhone's dependence on Korean parts suppliers such as Samsung and LG will help boost revenue and therefore their stocks. (Yonhap)
    How the iPhone’s success will boost Samsung & LG stocks

    By Kim Yoo-chul With Apple’s large screen iPhone 6 Plus now being available in China, Korean parts suppliers to the U.S. company are expected to be beneficiaries of the so-called Apple effect, analysts said Monday. SK hynix,...

    • Posted October 20, 2014
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  • (NEWSis)
    US stocks close out worst week since May 2012

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are closing out a turbulent week with another loss, giving the market its worst week since May 2012. Technology shares were especially hard hit. Semiconductor makers slumped after Microchip Technology cut...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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  • (Kakao Talk)
    Kakao officially acquires Daum Communications

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff On Wednesday morning, Kakao officially acquired Daum Communications Corp., a fellow South Korean tech giant that specializes as a web search tool. Known for its popular mobile messenger app that...

    • Posted October 1, 2014
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  • Jack Ma, center, founder of Alibaba, raises a ceremonial mallet before striking a bell during the company's IPO at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 in New York. The stock is to start trading Friday under the ticker "BABA." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
    Alibaba stock soars in trading debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alibaba debuted as a publicly traded company Friday and swiftly climbed nearly 40 percent in a mammoth IPO that offered eager investors seemingly unlimited growth potential and a way to tap into the...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • How the rich get richer in South Korea

    Chaebol families giving stocks to kids amid bearish market By Yoon Ja-young While investors are unhappy in the bearish stock market in Korea, chaebol families are using it as an opportunity to hand over stocks to their...

    • Posted May 5, 2014
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