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My Biography: In 2001, I retired and now permanently reside in Mexico. After 5 years of managing my own affairs, I resumed my career in 2007 as a financial analyst / asset manager. My career began while in University as a – manual chartist for some wealthy Investors, who had a fancy math formula... More
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Investing Wisely
  • Apple, Inc. (AAPL) -- Bi-Monthly Update 0 comments
    Oct 7, 2013 10:11 AM | about stocks: AAPL, EMC, NTAP, DELL, HPQ, DDD, FIO, WDC, SGI, SSYS, STX, SMT, AUO, NCR

    Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) -- Bi-Monthly Update

    Apple, Inc. is doing what it likes to do, suck in investors prior to a pull-back. The next Forecast Pull-Back won't be for awhile so my advice to Investors is to do what you want to do but be Warned.

    My weekly study of all my High Profile Technology / Hardware - says that this Apple is not as juicy as in the past. My weekly studies are fun for me and Apple, Inc. is or was the "Darling of Wall Street" and will be said to have been one of the leaders of the coming Bear Market. I am please to have called the high in late summer of 2012. I have spent so much time and experience in the study of Companies like (AAPL).

    My objective is to identify changing trends for my Forecasting Analytics. Simple stated, I want to have current notes to quickly refer to on the anticipated direction of this Sector and Industry Group.

    A Special Note for Seniors & Retired Investors - Dividend Yield: 2.49%

    I believe you folks deserve much better service and investment direction and guidance that either Wall Street or the Brokerage Community is / has been providing. Being a retired Asset Manager / Financial Analyst is a joy for me to assist you and meet your investment - needs, goals and objective. Peace of Mind for you is my mission. Let me know when I can offer you support. Perhaps reading my support article will be of interest. Just Click - - > http://seekingalpha.com/instablog/121308-steven-bauer/2101922-income-investing-seniors-retirees-and-conservative-investors-deserve-better-service-as-well-as-profitable-direction-and-guidance

    This week's Commentary on - Apple, Inc. (AAPL) - covers all of my Indicators, both Fundamentally for Valuations and Technically for Momentum. There is much to cover to provide my best possible Forecast and Opinion.

    Please connect with "My Focus Article." Just Click: http://seekingalpha.com/instablog/121308-steven-bauer/2057252-my-focus-article

    Important: Please Click and Read the following URL - - > http://seekingalpha.com/instablog/121308-steven-bauer/2134782-supportive-information-for-my-bi-monthly-update-articles

    Income Investors

    My Mission is to provide guidance and direction for conservatively providing consistent annual and superior profitable results for each Formal Recommendation I make to my Clients.

    The Difference Between You and the Pros: Clearly you should be profitable and making money by owning Pfizer, Inc. Via my Emails, I have found that many Investors are struggling with other securities they are holding. I have offered direction to hundreds of Investors and can share with you why you are perhaps holding losing securities and provide a conservative and low risk remedy.

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    Forecast & Opinion from my Study / Analytics:

    Apple, Inc. and quite a number of other Technology Sector Companies are still not tracking well with the General Market. Although (AAPL) remains in a meaningful Pull-Back, (current rally accepted) however it is always an excellent contributor to my Analytics.

    My Forecast is not as bright as you may think! (I will be more specific upon request).

    If you own or are considering owning Technology Companies, the securities are (as always) both strong and weak. Apple, Inc. is currently weak with nothing from my approach to Forecasting to support Buying or Owning it for the foreseeable future. My Fundamental Valuation is less than positive compared to years past. There I have placed it on a Strong Bearish Forecast - "Warning."

    My Analytics (weighting) for my Fundamental Valuation play a vital role in profitable managing money. At this time my Valuations of (AAPL) are not as positive at perhaps you are being told by other sources. Plainly stated they are improving from being negative but are not impressive.

    My Opinion is to HOLD-CASH and not participate in all the hoop-law that is presented so freely, these days. If it is to regain prominence in the coming months, believe me I will be ready to turn bullish again. Until then . . .

    Fundamentally: My Analytics (weighting 40%) for my Fundamental Valuation play a vital role in my being profitable in managing money "wisely." At this time my Valuations of (AAPL) are not as positive at perhaps you are being told by other sources. Plainly stated they are Improving and then Descending again. I also expect Revenue Growth to start on a Decline. This does not make for a positive fundamental valuation of any Company.

    Technically: Even with this fine Company, my Indicators are continuing to down. It is seriously off its highs of $684. selling for $491. The current rally is well in place but I do not expect it to move a lot higher before turning Down again. This rally and the impending pull-back will tell a compelling story as to the future direction of the price of (AAPL).

    I will personally and promptly reply to any serious investor's inquiry as to my very cautious position for (AAPL) !

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    A Twenty Year Perspective of Apple, Inc. (AAPL)

    It has NOT always been like you are being told by so many who do not take the time to "Investing Wisely" and doing their homework well. Apple, Inc. (AAPL) has taken some big hits over the years. Have a look.

    URL for (20-years of -(AAPL): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=AAPL&p=W&yr=20&mn=0&dy=0&id=p91377749790&a=300758175

    A Rather Unique Chart / Graphic on (AAPL):

    URL for this representation of - (AAPL): http://stockcharts.com/h-sc/ui?s=AAPL&p=W&yr=1&mn=6&dy=0&id=p33885918181&a=293685191

    Selectivity

    "Selectivity" is what I preach (along with Discipline & Patience) and is what separates the Average Investor and Mutual Funds from the profits that come with long-hours / hard work and "Selectivity." You might like to read my most-recent article on why I believe Selectivity is so critical for profiting in today's Marketplace. You might want to check out "Be Selective II - Just Click - - > http://seekingalpha.com/instablog/121308-steven-bauer/2066602-flash-update-be-selective-ii

    Here are a number of the Component Companies / Peers in the Technology Hardware Industry Group that I focus on rather frequently: AAPL, EMC, NTAP, DELL, HPQ, DDD, FIO, WDC, SGI, SSYS, STX, SMT, AUO, NCR.

    If I can be of help just Email me. Serious Investors Only - Please!

    senorstevedrmx@yahoo.com

    Should you wish to read my latest article on the following Companies and ETFs - - Just Click on the Symbol. You will be taken (Linked) to my most current article as well at my last 20 articles on that Company or ETF. (It is an excellent way to gain insight into the accuracy of my Forecasts and Opinions). Just so you know you will have access to over 600 articles where I share my Analytics. In addition I have recently published all 500 of the S&P 500 Large-Cap component Companies. And, 200 of each of the S&P 400 Mid-Cap and S&P 600 Small-Cap component Companies. I stay quite busy doing my homework for my Clients.

    I hope you will find my "stuff" very well worth your Time and very Accurate.

    Thanks. . .

    AAPL, ABX, AMZN, BAC, C, CAT, CSCO, CVX, D, DIS, F, FB, GE, GOOG, HPQ, IBM, INTC, JNJ, JPM, KO, MSFT, PFE, SBUX, SLW, SO, T, VZ, WMT, XOM, GLD, SLV, UCO.

    Smile, Have Fun, "Investing Wisely,"

    Dr. Steve

    Stocks: AAPL, EMC, NTAP, DELL, HPQ, DDD, FIO, WDC, SGI, SSYS, STX, SMT, AUO, NCR
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