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  • Apple (AAPL) announces the sale of 3M iPads (total) in the 3 days since the launch of the iPad Mini. "Demand for iPad Mini exceeded the initial supply." Shares +1.3% premarket. (PR[View news story]
    Michael, maybe you've forgotten what the term "long" r e a l l y means
    ;>)
    Nov 5, 2012. 12:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple By The Numbers - No Smoke, No Hype [View article]
    IMHO, there is a direct inverse proportion between the value of an SA article and the number of "hits" and comments thereupon, and this piece is and excellent (and welcome) example of that view.

    I also believe that the maps app is a non-issue for the iPhone5 sales initially, and going forward. Hedge funds & other powerful HFTs have a field day with AAPL stock in the short term, of course, making the most of any small positive/negative spat. 'Nuff said about that.

    Thanks for a reasoned, balanced article on this company - they're rare!
    Sep 24, 2012. 03:46 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Sink On Tepid Response To iPhone 5? [View article]
    READ the article, people! Scott trader has. This was not a negative report - the title made it appear to be.
    Sep 24, 2012. 01:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Signs Apple Is Topping [View article]
    Well, price/sales expensive because profit/sales huge.
    Sep 19, 2012. 03:29 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Signs Apple Is Topping [View article]
    Well, Author increasing incomprehensibility . . .
    Sep 19, 2012. 03:01 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 3 Signs Apple Is Topping [View article]
    Stockgal87, I disagree that the author MADE any points.
    Sep 19, 2012. 02:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • An Apple A Day Keeps Google At Bay: Cupertino's Financial Muscle Is Too Strong [View article]
    Clueless - - GOOG is a search giant who should have stuck to what it did well.
    Sep 5, 2012. 11:53 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The San Jose Verdict: Implications For Apple [View article]
    @ olsondavid: I concur with your remarks, and would add that, although not named, Google was as much a target here as Samsung. If the results here are affirmed and enforced, GOOG will be hard hit as a direct consequence.
    I, for one, will love to see it happen.
    Aug 25, 2012. 02:04 AM | 10 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Value Apple Stock As It Sets Market Value Record [View article]
    Mark just has Apple confused with Amazon
    Aug 22, 2012. 08:15 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Is Still An Astute Equity Investment [View article]
    No, just reduce it to a straight 10%, and make that PERMANENT, so it can't be tossed around as a political baton.
    Aug 21, 2012. 01:27 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Bold Move To Cut iPhone 4S Prices [View article]
    "...mouthful of marbles" ... and a total lack of information and/or objectivity.
    Aug 10, 2012. 02:03 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Bold Move To Cut iPhone 4S Prices [View article]
    @ glenvirt: A Jury in California acquitted O. J. Simpson.
    Aug 10, 2012. 01:45 PM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will The Browning Of Apple Help Or Hurt The Stock? [View article]
    Apple molehills become mountains - it's one of the problems of finding itself on top of the heap. (market share palpitations? don't even go there... = irrelevant)
    Jul 11, 2012. 06:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple's Stock Manipulated? [View article]
    CEDUP, when you say "making TOYS (my emph.) is not sustainable", you reveal your total ignorance regarding AAPL and its products, and their place and impact in 21st century life.
    Jun 18, 2012. 03:07 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • In contrast with both recent market share and consumer survey data, 44% of non-tablet-owning IT professionals surveyed by IDG said their first tablet would be an Android (GOOG) device, compared with just 27% who said it would be an iPad (AAPL). IDG points out emerging markets buyers had more of a pro-Android tilt - that's likely a result of both lower price points, and the dominant share held by Android smartphones in many of those markets.  [View news story]
    @ gmmpa: Before embracing the "survey data" presented as confirming your own views in this area, did you really read what was said (and not) in the short print-bite ?? Ask:
    1) What percentage of IT Professionals are actually "non-tablet owning"?
    2) How/where were members of this unique sub-class of IT Professionals chosen to be "surveyed" ?
    3) What do you know about IDG as an independent, unbiased, agenda-less purveyor of market/financial statistics?

    I will share one of the major Truths of my life experience:
    The truth is, the truth is hard to come by!
    Statistics and surveys that create them, distort and negate more truth than they reveal. This is fundamentally because e v e r y o n e has an agenda
    Jun 18, 2012. 02:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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