Apple being the most valued company in the world with a current market capitalization of more than $600 billion has tons and tons of research being written about it daily. While I could be all quantitative and give out figures like margins, revenues, growth rates etc., I have written a more qualitative note with reasoning […]

Smart Phone Industry When you talk of the smartphone market, the talk is all about Apple and Samsung who have cornered over half of the global smartphone market making billions of dollar in net profits in the process. Erstwhile leaders like Nokia and Research in Motion are now fighting for survival as they failed to […]

Nokia The company has gone down alarmingly in the last 2-3 years making it a classic B-School case study of how not to run a company. Nokia’s market capitalization has gone down by around 95% from a $100 billion to around 5-6 billion now. There are many reasons which have contributed to this downfall, the […]

The DRAM Industry has seen a long and painful consolidation with many players going bankrupt and others being gobbled up by bigger companies. Many companies left the DRAM business because of high capital costs, relentless competition and technology upgrades every year. In the last five years only around 10 companies were left from Taiwan, Korea, […]

The LED chip industry flourished in China as the government provided capital subsidy to small companies to buy MOCVD tools which help in making these chips. With oversupply, prices have crashed to below costs leading to bankruptcies. China is now seeing the 3rd Green Industry Bubble Bursting with LED chip manufacturers in China going bankrupt […]

Structural Unemployment has become a big problem in developed countries where middle class jobs are being permanently destroyed. The advent of modern communications and technology has made a lot of the old jobs redundant . Modern Technology is destroying entire supply chains , companies and jobs in a painful bout of creative destruction. Many of the workers […]