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China Mobile (CHL) chairman Xi Guohua says his company is in talks with Apple (AAPL) to sell the...

China Mobile (CHL) chairman Xi Guohua says his company is in talks with Apple (AAPL) to sell the iPhone, though he doesn't provide additional details. China Mobile, whose 667M subscribers make it the world's biggest carrier, has said in the past Apple has promised to develop an iPhone that supports its TD-LTE 4G network, but the commercial launch of the network could be held up by regulators. Apple's China sales soared to $7.9B in FQ2.
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  • mimailmula
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    what more do we need to lift up this horrible price action?
    16 May 2012, 09:12 AM Reply Like
  • deercreekvols
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    This news is for all of the Apple negativity about saturation- they are just entering China, India, and SA.

     

    Just a little room for growth still there for Apple.
    16 May 2012, 09:30 AM Reply Like
  • remurraymd
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    Very bullish another 600 milion possible sales for AAPL
    16 May 2012, 09:58 AM Reply Like
  • muoio
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    Don't bet on the $400 subsidies from this guy......

     

    Good trading.
    16 May 2012, 09:58 AM Reply Like
  • Dean Scarpinato
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    I hear a lot of noise about subsidies but the only company with the balls not to sell iPhone is T-Mobile and they lost 800,000 subscribers over the holidays. Not sure that was the plan. I think if you don't sell iPhone, I can buy it somewhere else.
    16 May 2012, 02:50 PM Reply Like
  • Wall Street Smart
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    I can bet on a 200 dollar subsidy to say the least. Still healthy amrgins
    16 May 2012, 04:18 PM Reply Like
  • merechino
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    Chinese have been buying iPhone's WITHOUT subsidies!
    16 May 2012, 07:37 PM Reply Like
  • muoio
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    Actually Dean, my house is full of AAPL....I love all their products and I believe I own at least one of everything...

     

    But the party is over $644 to $533 in 4 weeks! I do not need that.

     

    Am I nuts or is some one else?

     

    Glad I left at $608 and loaded up on T.

     

    Noise...That might be the sound of AAPL hitting $400.

     

    Good trading.
    17 May 2012, 01:06 PM Reply Like
  • muoio
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    What do think that means for margins?
    17 May 2012, 01:07 PM Reply Like
  • JH001
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    Hi muoio, I was a holdout for MSFT but have had it now and am making the slow shift to all AAPL in my house. BTW I bought ar $400 then I sold at $592 when it was going down then rebought at $542 and will hang in there until the earnings blowout in late July.
    21 Jun 2012, 10:51 AM Reply Like
  • salvador1
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    apple just starting in China overwhelming growth possibilities,tremendous effect in near by future on share price
    16 May 2012, 11:30 AM Reply Like
  • muoio
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    Yup.....we will see....
    17 May 2012, 01:07 PM Reply Like
  • salvador1
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    SCM specialist engineer mechanical math teacher and fan of apple stock
    16 May 2012, 11:32 AM Reply Like
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