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The "Squawk On the Street" news team reports on today's top business headlines, including Friday's better-than-expected jobs number and its impact on the markets, with Robert Pavlik, Banyan Partners and Jeffrey Cleveland, Payden & Rygel. And Samsung's smartphone sales falls short of analyst forecasts.
Mykola Golovko, global consumer electronics industry analyst at Euromonitor International, comments on Samsung, how market expectations are getting lower, and how market demand is shifting to emerging markets.
Asian stocks rose on Friday, tracking strong gains in European markets after the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England (BoE) suggested they would keep interest rates low for some time, but caution ahead of key U.S. jobs data capped large gains.
Shares of South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung fell almost 4 percent on Friday as the company's second quarter earnings estimate did not meet analysts' expectations.
Francisco Jeronimo, research director for IDC, tells CNBC that the Samsung story is not over and needs to put into context.
Manoj Menon, Partner and Managing Director from Frost and Sullivan and Sean Darby, Global Head of Equities from Jeffries discuss the Korean tech giant's 4 percent slump.
James Rooney, Chairman & CEO of Market Force and Chairman of Advanced Capital Partners explains the market disappointment behind the tech giant's second-quarter earnings guidance.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd missed quarterly earnings forecasts on Friday as it reported a 47 percent rise in April-June operating profit.
Apple has applied for a trademark for "iWatch" in Japan, a patent official said on Monday.
Volatility also has an upside; consumer sentiment a mixed bag; BlackBerry back to being a disaster.
BlackBerry shares plunged nearly 30 percent after the company posted a loss and warned of future losses, despite releasing its make-or-break new smartphones this year.
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The United States remains the largest player in global defense, but that dominance is expected to wane over the next eight years, according to analysis by IHS Jane's Defence.
Samsung Electronics is in early talks with the EU antitrust regulator to settle charges that it abused its market position by barring Apple from using an essential mobile phone patent. The talks come after the European Commission told Samsung it was acting unfairly by seeking injunctions against Apple.
The popularity of smartphones and tablets has prompted some to declare the death of laptops and desktops. But judging from the newest designs, you shouldn't give up on PC makers just yet.
A Tokyo court ruled on Friday that Samsung infringed on rival Apple's patent for a "bounce-back" feature on earlier models of its popular smartphones.
Loo Wee Teck, international head of consumer electronics at Euromonitor, says sales of the Samsung S4 phone are disappointing and adds that Sony is "coming back very strong" with its smartphones.
Teck Zhung Wong, Senior Market Analyst at IDC Asia Pacific says Samsung is in the spotlight much like how Apple was previously. He believes Samsung's phones are doing very well but finds the product launches a bit too frequent.
Sony shareholders pressed its chief executive for a response to Third Point's proposal for a partial spinoff of its entertainment arm but Kazuo Hirai pleaded for their patience.
Asian equities got hammered on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signaled an end to its bond-buying program while weak factory activity in China added to market gloom.