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Description:  Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM-T17.08-1.73-9.20%) took a hit of nearly half-a-billion dollars on its PlayBook tablet, but it was troubling news about sales of its BlackBerry smartphones that stoked fresh worries from investors about the tech giant.

Source:  GlobeandMail.com

Date: 12/02/2011

Link:  http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/rim-finds-new-ways-to-disappoint-investors/article2257745/

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the highlights in this report.
  • Would you be a buyer or seller of the firm today?
  • How would you advise management to boost sales?

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