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Keith Bachman, BMO Capital Markets analyst, explains why he thinks Samsung will likely outgrow Apple in the smartphone market this year.
"The market is not being irrational with Apple today," one money manager says. "The market was being irrational with Apple last year, when they kept taking the stock price higher."
South Korean construction stocks have lost almost 20 percent of their value this month, falling to levels last seen four years ago.
Suppliers and investors are struggling to gauge demand for the iPhone as Samsung continues to grab market share. Indications of reduced shipments now send shares in Apple into a tailspin.
If Apple doesn't announce a dividend increase with its earnings report next week, its stock price will continue to drop, one pro says.
The Gulf Coast is becoming to oil production what Apple is to the technology sector: a dominant player beset by upstarts.
North Korean laborers did not show up for work on Tuesday at a factory complex operated with South Korea, effectively shutting down the zone for the first time since it began shipments in 2004.
Dan Beasley, head of mobile at Jam, says that having products across the range is one of Samsung's strength, and there is still a lot of growth for the brand to tap into.
The iPhone's main adversary estimated its January-March operating profit rose 53 percent to $7.7 billion, marking the end of five straight quarters of record profits for the world's biggest techn firm by revenue.
Mehdi Hosseini, Senior Analyst and Senior VP of Semiconductors at Susquehanna Financial Group discusses the outlook for Samsung Electronics after the tech giant topped forecasts for Q1 net profit.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Apple's to-do list includes three things, Brian Marshall of ISI Group says.
South Korea's leading manufacturers are seeing their exports and profits undermined by the yen's decline and want more government help to deal with the problem, a survey by their lobby group showed.
Three tech laggards could have strong upside, Zack Safran of Ivy Science & Technology Fund says.
Will Danoff, whose $92 billion Fidelity Contrafund is the largest active shareholder in Apple, cut its stake in the company over the first two months of 2013.
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins shrugged off a declining subscription base and said Blackberry is well-positioned for a profitable future.
BlackBerry reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Thursday that outpaced market expectations.
Richard Gordon, managing VP at Gartner, tells CNBC that the strength of the smartphone market is set to continue, particularly at the high end with companies like Apple and Samsung.
Consumers are buying more phone and tablet accessories online. Chet Pipkin, Belkin CEO, discusses how this could impact his business.
Samsung recently introduced a new line of smart TVs that will make the TV interface more like a mobile device.