Apple (AAPL +3.1%) has bounced to $546 with the help of positive analyst commentary. While...

Apple (AAPL +3.1%) has bounced to $546 with the help of positive analyst commentary. While Morgan Stanley talks up potential iTV interest, JPMorgan is raising its forecast for Q4 AT&T (T) iPhone activations to 8M from 7M. Also, ISI's Brian Marshall is expecting a strong Chinese iPhone 5 launch - China Unicom (CHU) just announced its pre-orders have topped 300K. (Apple Monitor)

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  • tigersam
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    Nothing new here. I guess all sellers exhausted from the market. I about 1000 shares between 535 to 550. Planning to sell at 800.
    11 Dec 2012, 11:11 AM Reply Like
  • trader2009
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    Did you mean sell at 400? 800 is an extension of the uptrend that ended months ago. The natural direction of AAPL is now down.
    11 Dec 2012, 01:18 PM Reply Like
  • Matsebula
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    Wait for it, Chicken Little. Yeesh.
    11 Dec 2012, 01:23 PM Reply Like
  • starwitchdoctor
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    Yes, the natural direction of the sky is to fall due to gravity.
    11 Dec 2012, 01:55 PM Reply Like
  • tigersam
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    I learned one thing in this business. When somebody says it is going to be zero, you buy it. Because people who say that are shorted the stock. Look for fundamentals and if fundamentals are good then close your eyes and buy, buy, buy.
    11 Dec 2012, 02:03 PM Reply Like
  • rocback
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    Time magazine just named the I phone 5 "Device of the Year". That is the first time since 2007 when the original I phone was named "Device of the Year. On top of that P C Magazine just named the 27" I Mac, the best desktop of the year. Both of these happened in the last 5 days.
    11 Dec 2012, 01:49 PM Reply Like
  • pagreen1966
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    Unfortunately the Microsoft Surface was at no. 7!


    How can anyone take that list seriously?
    11 Dec 2012, 04:02 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Yet the device of the year couldn't unseat the top dog at Consumer Reports.... Hmmmmmmm

    11 Dec 2012, 09:05 PM Reply Like
  • Eric Dee
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    pagreen1966, Too bad Mr. Romney didn't take the pre-election polls seriously and started listening to his advisors. Let's see when was the last original idea that MS had...? Better that you should not take your comments too seriously, I certainly don't. AAPL under Tim Cook is creating a real product line... I am long on AAPL. My broker still has it at 900.
    12 Dec 2012, 01:49 AM Reply Like
  • rocback
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    The market just made the I phone 5 bigger than your Korean thief Samsungs phone in the US. The I phone 5 just passed the Galaxy III. I would rather be the "top dog" in sales numbers.
    12 Dec 2012, 03:13 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    CNET seems to agree with Consumer Reports



    Btw, the IPhone5 has already started getting discounted at best buy LOL

    12 Dec 2012, 04:28 PM Reply Like
  • bailinnumberguy
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    Lot of tomfoolery in the last few months. Q1 earnings will be around $16 and all is well w/ the world.
    11 Dec 2012, 02:12 PM Reply Like
  • Whitehawk
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    Apple, like the averages, is in a swing trade range. Trade with the house.
    11 Dec 2012, 02:25 PM Reply Like
  • XRTrader
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    China U pre-orders of 300k are great news. I think as results continue to trickle in from the holiday shopping (mini sales, Iphone5 sales, Big Ipad sales) the stock should climb back to $600.
    11 Dec 2012, 02:45 PM Reply Like
  • pfbsurf
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    4 out of 5 "wish list" xmas items for kids are made by Apple (5/ipad/mini/itouch)...


    and I commented elswhere that - anectodally - a recent trip to Best Buy showed how hot the mini is compared to the 15 other available tablets... (Samsung Galaxy phone also very popular there however - might be the BBY demographic tho)


    i don't know if it will matter much to the market, but my hunch is that this xmas is going to be massive
    11 Dec 2012, 02:48 PM Reply Like
  • larrylake
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    Mini's don't even make it to the shelves!
    11 Dec 2012, 04:15 PM Reply Like
  • berylrb
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    Interesting this is 300K preorders after just one week for CHU, well actually since Friday. The total market for CHU is about 700M customers.


    Compare this to the Lumia worldwide launch of 2.5M over 3 weeks.


    Apple currently sales about 5M in China through much smaller carriers w/r to market share. CHU's potential is enormous. Hmmm? So much foe the unsubsidized myth!
    11 Dec 2012, 05:52 PM Reply Like
  • Barn Al
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    A whole lot of 4S owners out there too (remember last January?) who didn't upgrade to the 5 because they were locked into 2 year contracts last year. Seems doubtful to me they will be switching to Samsucks when the 6 something shows up. I'm holding.
    11 Dec 2012, 09:03 PM Reply Like
  • debtfree1
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    Lots of iTouch 4th generations being bought up for the 200 dollar range for little kids, I wonder what the profit margins are on these?
    11 Dec 2012, 10:20 PM Reply Like
  • Skippy09
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    My daughter's friend works in the mall with an Apple store. She walks past it several times a day and she cannot believe how busy it is everytime. That's just here. Multiply that by how many?


    Adding to my positiion.
    11 Dec 2012, 11:55 PM Reply Like
  • MichaelJ8
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    and boom.... the shaft has gone deeper.... and the pain is real. Apple down 4% becuase less people stand in line at Bejing store.....
    14 Dec 2012, 08:26 PM Reply Like
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