David Sterman

Over the course of 2011, investors steadily unloaded their holdings inResearch in Motion (Nasdaq: RIMM) as it became apparent that the maker of Blackberry phones couldn't keep up with the tag-team onslaught of Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), which now collectively control more than 75% of the global smartphone market.

Perhaps an even greater victim of the Apple/Google juggernaut has been Nokia (NYSE: NOK), which should have been an important player in the smartphone market.

David Sterman

David Sterman has worked as an investment analyst for nearly two decades. He is currently an analyst for StreetAuthority.com

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