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  • BlackBerry's Funeral May Have To Wait. It Seems To Have Returned From The Dead [View article]
    Thanks, Michael, for a very well written article.
    Jan 9 11:08 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Against The Tide, Can BlackBerry Turn Things Around In 2014? [View article]
    Mr. Norton,
    The writer is emphasizing that the ' appointment of Chen as CEO bodes well for the company,it represent a good opportunity for the long term growth, though in the short term, it may prove more volatile.
    Jan 2 10:03 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Highly Promising Contrarian Investments That Could See Outsized Returns In 2014 [View article]
    Thanks for a very well written article. I have the same investment theory with the writer that " to be greedy when others are fearful."
    Please keep on the good work and informing us whenever there is a great opportunity like this, so that contrarian investors can be benefitted.
    A very, very sincere thanks .
    Jan 2 08:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple And Samsung: Litigation, Competition And Partnership Are Just Business As Usual [View article]
    Thanks very much for a very well written article.
    You have spoken the hearts and minds of many investors.
    You mentioned that "while investors strut and fret over their favorite stock prices stagnation,dominant companies as large as Aaple and Samsang are smart to stay hungry to only maintain their profit , " may I add " to support paying themselves millions of dollars in compensation and bonus each year ,Phil, the marketing VP,had collected $ 64 million dollars in compensation and bonus for 2012."
    You continued by saying that " making stock price appreciation, a distant subsidiary issue". That is the heart of the problem of Aaple .
    As long as the management continue to collect their million dollars compensation each year, there is no incentive for them to care the welfare of the shareholders .If the management would forgo all their compensation and bonus for each year until Aaple has restored to their old time glory and due respect, you will surely see the stock price rise up in no time.
    It is sad to see that the ipad mini 2 was launched without any fanfare due to supply constraint, but, Mr Cook, you are supposed to be a supply man. What happen?
    Mr. Cook, your management strategy is not working.
    IT IS TIME TO CHANGE!!!!
    The shareholders have suffered long enough
    Nov 25 11:00 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Premium Brand Generating Premium Earnings For Investors [View article]
    Thanks, Murani for your response again.
    Is it not very frustrating and sickling to see that the Dow is heading new highs, yet, Apple share price is getting no where?Tim Cook's mere words of" I feel your pain" is not enough to comfort the suffering of the shareholders whose lifesaving are under water.
    Mr. Cook, we don't want you to be replaced, so that you would not be losing millions of compensations and bonus, but, we urgently asking you to examine your management strategy, to bring back the respect due to Aaple,so that the share price would rise again.and that the shareholders need not be suffering much longer.
    Nov 18 10:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Premium Brand Generating Premium Earnings For Investors [View article]
    Thanks for the quick response, Murani,
    However, we still think that one of the reason that market lost faith in the Aaple management is due to lack of communication.
    Steve Jobs had proven himself to be a genius. He can afford to ignore everyone.However, Tim Cook can not copy Steve's style because he has not proven his ability yet.
    Tim Cook needs a good PR team to assist him, open up more communication with the media, Apple would restore its old glory quickly, and the share price shall rise immediately.
    Nov 15 01:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Premium Brand Generating Premium Earnings For Investors [View article]
    Thanks for a very nice article. However, has the management take a closer look and figure out , why the Dow is heading all time high, while Apple stock is still lingering 25% below its high of last Sept 21, 2012?
    At that time, the analysts were try to predict which of the 3 tech companies, Google, Priceline or Apple will be the first to reach $ 1000 per share. Google and Priceline are all there now. But, the stock price of Aaple has fallen to approximately 1/2 of the Google or Priceline.
    The Aaple stock price is getting nowhere. This is an indication that market does not have faith in the management .It is time that the management needed to restore the confident of the market, and do it fast.The Aaple Board should step in to help, to save the shareholders from suffering much longer.

    Nov 15 10:30 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Did Apple Just Pull The Plug On Pandora's Jukebox? [View article]
    Mr. Cook, what is the problem with Aaple? on the day when Dow gains 2.18%, Nasdaq gains 2.26%, Aaple only advances 0.66%,yet, losing 0.05% after hours.
    Mr. Cook, Aaple shareholders needs your strong leadership now, to pull them out under the water.
    Consumers love Aaple IPhones, but, the market does not like Aaple company.
    Please have a strong public relation team, to promote a positive image for the company,so that the institutional investors, hedge funds would love Aaple again, so that the share price of Aaple would rise.
    Mr. Cook, please act now.
    Oct 10 04:27 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • September 10 May Be A Great Time To Put On An Apple Short [View article]
    Hi Michael,
    Please do not treat Aaple like a casino stock.. Your action is hurting the Aaple shareholders.
    I wish you better luck in Las Vegas.
    Aug 14 07:12 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Apple board pressuring Cook over "pace of innovation" [View news story]
    Chris Ciaccia's article, " Aaple's Board Pressures Cook: something doesn't add up" needs our attention.
    In his article, he wrote " It seems odd that Aaple Board of Directors would start to make a stir when Aaple is slated to launch a slew of new products, software , services starting in the next few months.
    On Aaple's fiscal 2nd quarter earning call, Cook himself excitedly said Aaple would be releasing new products this fall and through 2014. However, during the 3rd quarter earning call, when asked by the analyst about the releasing of new products, Cook abruptly said that " we will announce when we are ready". The tone seems so much different.
    Chris finished the article by suggesting that there is a possibility that Aaple Board knows something that the market place doesn't know.
    It is something to be considered, especially at a day when Nasdaq only goes down 0.2%, while Aaple falls more than 1.58%.
    Mark Hibbon wrote that the Aaple cash hoard of more than $ 130 billion, has at least made the management , the master of their own fate. " if the current leadership prove itself unworthy, better leadership can and will be found."
    Mr. Cook, the Aaple investors have suffered enough. Please show your strong leadership now.
    Aug 9 04:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Apple board pressuring Cook over "pace of innovation" [View news story]
    Animus, you are right. You speak the hearts and minds of many investors.
    I had long been commented that Tim Cook's management strategy is not working. Under his leadership, Aaple had became " Old Tired Horse," Dead money," many strong Aaple bulls had turned bearish.Heade funds and institutional investors exit in droves. Is it time, Mr. Cook, that you find out why the investors are abandoning Aaple?
    Mr Cook, Please show your strong leadership now. Aaple investors had suffered enough want you to act now. .
    Aug 9 09:37 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Apple board pressuring Cook over "pace of innovation" [View news story]
    Thank the Aaple Board for caring about the company.
    THe Aaple stock price has been near its 54 weeks low, ( with a little pop up recently) while the Dow is close to its all time high is a clear indication that market does not have faith in Mr Cook . He should realize that his management strategy is not working and is hurting the company badly
    Things need to be changed so that Aaple can be rebound again. .
    Aug 9 12:10 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Comeback Or Speculation? [View article]
    It is very refreshing to read" Aapl;Board Expresses Concern to CEO About Product Pipeline"
    I wonder why the Board waited so long to express their concern? Have they seen that the Dow had reached its all time high while Aaple was almost near its 54 weeks low, (with the recent pop up a little).
    I hope that Mr. Cook can finally realize that his management strategy is not working and is hurting Aaple badly.
    Thank you, Aaple Board, for caring about the company. Aaple have some future now.
    Aug 8 10:43 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Is Significantly Undervalued And Poised For A Bull Run [View article]
    Thanks for a very well written article. we hope you are right that the stock is poised for a bull run.
    Many stockholders are very frustrated and sickening at the Aaple stock's performance.
    Hedge fund legend Julian Robertson told Bloomberg that he had given up on Aaple because he believed that it was poorly managed post Steve Jobs. Many hedge funds and institutional investors , exit Aaple in doves.
    We hope Tim Cook realizes that his management strategy is hurting Aaple. He should launch new products soon,so that Aaple would not be considered as " Old Tired Running Horse" " Dead Money".
    Market would thus pay the due respect that Aaple deserved.
    Aug 1 08:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple's iPhone 5C Kill Nokia? [View article]
    whether it is iphone 5c or whatever, it is vital important that Aaple should launch the new product categories soon .
    Investors are very frustrated and sickening with the Aaple stock's performance.
    Doug Ehrman even questioned the ability of Tim Cook as a CEO:
    1. he failed to protect the image of Aaple
    2. he did not win the faith of the analysts and the market, there were just too much negative sentiment about Aaple.
    3. he fail to launch new product(s)
    Hedge fund legend Julian Robertson told Bloomberg that he had given up on Aaple because he believed that the company was poorly managed post Steve Jobs.
    Mark Hibbon, an investor, wrote that " The cash hoard of $ 130 billion has at least made Aaple's management the master of their fate, free to succeed or fail based on the decision they made.
    He concluded the article by saying, "if the current leadership proves itself unworthy, better leadership can and will be found.
    Mr. Cook, your management strategy is not working, that's why Aaple is trading at the range bound and near its 54 weeks low while Dow is at its all time high.
    Today, with Dow up 0.84%. Nasdaq up 1.2%, Aaple only up 0.64%.
    Mr. Cook, we needed your strong leadership now.
    We suggested :
    1.a strong PR team to help you create positive image about the company, so people can have faith in Aaple again.
    2. an efficient marketing team to promote the products.
    3. launching new product categories soon, as you had promised.
    When you implemented all these suggestions, Aaple will regain its old charm, a favorite company for the hedge funds and institutional investors again.
    Mr. Cook, the company succeed or fail is based on the decision that you make. We urge you to act now
    Aug 1 04:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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