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U.S. Day Ahead: Nokia's new Lumia needs MSFT's 'Halo' effect

Tuesday, September 04, 2012 - 02:25

Sep 4 - As Nokia and Microsoft launch the first shot in the war for control of the mobile market with its new Lumia, one analyst says it needs exclusive content to effectively compete against the iPhone.

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It's the start of the month of all out there in the mobile market but can anyone dent Apple's dominance. The first shot will be fired by Microsoft and Nokia with the launch of their latest Lumia phones in New York. It's probably their best and may be the last chance of elbowing their way into this sector and it's going to be tough. Attention is already on apple actress and a new iPhone could come out on September 12. But here's advice from -- analyst on how Libya could get ahead. They need to compete a based on ecosystems they need exclusive content they need developers to look to them first. Not -- And say they need to get certain assets. That are excited for consumers say -- if they can get halo on Windows Phone that would be something well gamers would look towards -- and you know. The all else being well I'll take this. Also the afternoon Motorola on by Apple's arch rival Google comes out the new product there is lots of speculation. About what it might be. This slow recovery investors are paying more attention to how well discounters like Dollar General are doing it comes up with results before the open. And is expected to show -- higher profit shoppers hunt for bargains in tough times. Dollar General recently is that its sales to rise by up to 9%. This comes after it's all better growth and rivals like Wal-Mart. In the first quarter at Wal-Mart will be one of the 55 retailers making an appearance of the key Goldman Sachs conference in New York. Expect companies to give updates on what their earnings look like going forward. We could get an early impression of how shoppers are -- heading toward the holiday season. US chain -- -- past analysts' estimates in August makes us stronger it expected. Back to school shopping. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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U.S. Day Ahead: Nokia's new Lumia needs MSFT's 'Halo' effect

Tuesday, September 04, 2012 - 02:25