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As a vegan, I do not want to be a partial owner of companies related to animal cruelty, human cruelty, or cruelty to our planet. Even more rewarding is when my money can help wonderful companies bring positive impact to society. I started as a trader in 2008, then slowly evolved into a value... More
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  • Why Super Investors Are Wrong About Apple 2 comments
    Mar 13, 2013 10:21 PM | about stocks: AAPL

    Usually when a stock becomes too cheap, value investors come in to take the mispriced offer by Mr. Market. That did not happen for Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). The super investors are not buying Apple, and I believe it is due to the following 3 concerns:

      1. Can Apple hold on to fickle customers? Look what happened to Nintendo (OTCPK:NTDOY), Sony (NYSE:SNE), Nokia (NYSE:NOK), Motorola, and Blackberry (NASDAQ:BBRY).
      2. Competition is shrinking profit margins.
      3. Because Warren Buffett said:

    "Anytime you get a truly extraordinary business - and it's obvious it's an extraordinary business - they're the hardest ones to value because the question is, is whether five or 10 years from now that they will be as extraordinary as they are now"

    Super investors are usually older, and do not have a deep understanding in technology, so they stay away. But a young investor like David Einhorn addressed the three concerns in three short sentences:

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    Disclosure: I am long AAPL, ORCL.

    Stocks: AAPL
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  • SoCal88
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    My gf is turning me into a vegan.


    On Apple - doesn't Spotify hurt the itunes argument? The songs you want for free.
    27 May 2013, 11:34 AM Reply Like
  • Vegan Investor
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    Author’s reply » Haha, it's a good long term investment for your health.


    There will always be competition against Apple, but Apple will remain a leader, and people will continue to buy their hardware, software, and media at least for another decade. Especially when they are so integrated and easy to buy.
    28 May 2013, 01:43 AM Reply Like
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