China Mobile plans to boost its 4G subscriber count and sales of 4G smartphones this year, and Apple is at the forefront to benefit from the aggressive expansion from the telecom giant.
Apple has pleased investors with strong domestic and foreign sales, but the Silicon Valley company still has more growth to offer.
Apple could surprise investors with its third-quarter earnings report on July 22, while Samsung loses market share and struggles to improve its mobile business year-over-year.
Google eyes emerging markets for growth. Microsoft follows behind with its own initiative to convert feature phone users to smartphones. Apple stays premium with its two upcoming iPhone 6 devices.
Lenovo seeks to expand its smartphone business into new mature and developing markets to better position the company against market leaders such as Apple and Samsung.
Gold looks to benefit from a faltering U.S. dollar as the Fed may delay tapering its monthly bond-buying program.
The fight in Washington has worried equity investors. Gold looks to benefit at these uncertain times.
Gold miners have focused on optimizing their asset portfolios to yield higher returns. U.S political tensions should propel gold prices higher.
Apple stays in the premium smartphone market. China Mobile provides Apple a lucrative opportunity to expand sales in China.
The Fed's decision to taper quantitative easing could determine the short-term trends within equity and gold markets.
If Microsoft loses its feature phone users to competitors as they transition to smartphones, the company may not meet growth expectations.
Market uncertainty over debt ceiling debates, Middle East conflicts and the Fed's decision to taper its monthly stimulus have investors flocking toward safe haven assets.
Gold miners struggled amid lagging gold prices. Gold investors await Fed decision on whether it will taper its monthly bond purchasing.
Lenovo beat HP in the sluggish PC market, but now targets Samsung for smartphone dominance in China.
A deal with China Mobile can bolster Apple's sales and market share in the Greater China market.