Consumer Discretionary Consumer Electronics


  • Reinventing - That's what Apple does best

    Katie Boehret, deputy reviews editor at Re/Code, says the Apple Watch exemplifies Apple's ability to redefine an existing product and describes the coolest feature of the smartwatch.

  • Sharp's LED television sets.

    Sharp is preparing to seek aid from its two main lenders, as it expects impairment losses from unprofitable businesses to mount this year.

  • With S6, Samsung still faces 'uphill task': IDC

    While the S6's curve screen sets it apart from its rivals, "incremental improvements" may not be enough to wrestle market share from Apple's iPhone 6, says Kiranjeet Kaur, senior market analyst at IDC Asia Pacific.

  • Why Samsung Pay could be a gamechanger

    The launch of Samsung's mobile payment system Samsung Pay, along with Apple Pay, will enable mobile commerce to gain traction, especially in the U.S, says Loo Wee Teck, head of Consumer Electronics at Euromonitor International.

  • Has Samsung nailed it with new S6?

    Bonnie Cha, senior analyst at Re/Code, says an upgrade in design and the use of high-quality materials will be the selling points of Samsung's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. She later discusses the launch of Samsung Pay.

  • Should you bet on Taiwanese firm Quanta?

    Charles Sizemore, CIO at Sizemore Capital Management, calls the firm "an interesting leveraged play on the Apple Watch," seeing as it's the sole assembler.

  • Sony updates future roadmap: What to expect

    Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai is set to present the company's business strategy on Tuesday. Damian Thong, senior analyst at Macquarie Securities Japan, outlines his expectations.

  • Why the new Walkman isn't Sony's savior

    Considering its niche target market, the Walkman NW-ZX2 won't be the product that will change the fortunes of Sony, says Melissa Chau, senior research manager, Client Devices at IDC.

  • Don't be surprised if Apple is making a car: Pro

    Ray Wang, principal analyst & founder at Constellation Research, says news about Apple creating an automobile could be the "next stage in Apple's plan to build a digital lifestyle."

  • Will you buy Sony's high-end Walkman ZX2?

    Mark Hung, research VP of Gartner, says Sony's new Walkman seeks to tap into the high-end niche market and explains why it fills the market gap left behind by Apple's discontinued iPod Classic.

  • Baidu reported a 47.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue as users switched from PCs to mobile devices, which have less lucrative forms of advertising.

  • 'Love Apple, but not buying the stock': Luskin

    Don Luskin, chief investment officer at Trend Macro, explains his view on Apple's valuation after the tech giant became the first U.S. company worth more than $700 billion.

  • Price target of $155 for Apple: NationsShares

    Scott Nations, chief Investment Officer & President at NationsShares, expects Apple's stock to hit $155 on the back of free cash flow and expectations for more share buybacks.

  • Growth drivers aplenty for Apple: Expert

    Bradley Gastwirth, chief executive officer at ABR Investment Strategy, says iPhone sales and Apple Pay will be significant for Apple's profits in the long run and discusses the firm's partnership with First Solar.

  • Selfie stick

    Some New York City museums are banning selfie sticks, as museum spokespeople say they pose threats to art and other visitors.

  • Why this pro is still skeptical on Sony

    Despite a solid quarterly earnings report, Roger Kay, President and Founder of Endpoint Technologies Associates, remains concerned about future revenue growth.

  • RadioShack closes a store in New York.

    RadioShack is considering selling off half of its stores to Sprint, and then closing the rest, according to one report.

  • Why Nintendo isn't getting the weak-yen boost

    Despite having a lot of cash, Nintendo has not deployed it on restructuring efforts hence it is not benefiting from the weaker yen, says Peter Boardman, Managing Director at Tradewinds.

  • This expert has a solution for Nintendo

    Nintendo should expand into the realms of animation and cartoons with its famed game characters like Mario the plumber, says Amir Anvarzadeh, Director of Japan Equity Sales at BGC Securities.

  • Here's the upside in Samsung's Q4 earnings

    Mehdi Hosseini, Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group, discusses the rise in smartphone shipments and the stellar performance from Samsung's semiconductor division.