After closing on Friday near 10-month lows, Apple (AAPL +3.1%) is rallying in the absence of...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

After closing on Friday near 10-month lows, Apple (AAPL +3.1%) is rallying in the absence of major news. Likely helping: a weekend Barron's column that made a bull case for the stock while suggesting much of the "fast money" that had joined the bandwagon is now gone. Also, year-end sales made for tax purposes might now be letting up.