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  • A Remarkably Safe Way To Play The Apple Earnings Announcement [View article]
    yeah, I think you missed his point. His strategy involves options because of the leveraging power behind them and the risk/reward vs. just buying / shorting shares outright.
    Jan 22, 2013. 02:40 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Day, Another Crack In Apple's Wall [View article]
    most of your "crack" descriptions ended with "nothing serious" or "might not mean much" which tells me, your article might not mean much to long-term investors.
    Dec 17, 2012. 04:13 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Excessive Speculation In Apple Call Options? [View article]
    oh I see, you're speculating on how excessive the speculation on speculative instruments in a speculative market is. great topic. should get you plenty of comments to boost your hit count.
    Aug 22, 2012. 10:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Thanks Apple For Killing My Portfolio [View article]
    Luke, he can't and won't.
    May 17, 2012. 06:01 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Drop Now Too Large To Ignore [View article]
    Odd (to me at least) that everyone is more inclined to make money only during the bullish times? That tells me everyone would prefer to just click buy and let the fundamentals and upward momentum do the rest. This, of course, is the easier, dare I say "lazy" way of making money in the stock market. Unfortunately, the big boys that manage hedge and investment funds with millions at stake don't play that way and don't care if people emptied their savings account to get in on the action after it soared past 600.
    If retail investors are serious about making money, learn some technical analysis, learn how to identify trends and try to at least understand how to make money on the bearish side - when your beloved stock decides to take a breather. whether it's a week-long pause or a months long $100 -150 haircut.
    Two main emotions drive the market, greed and fear. I'm sure all of you know which one is prevailing at the moment for many global reasons besides: (put the latest negative rumor here)
    People need to make a decision BEFORE they click "buy", at what point (dollar amount) are you willing to part with the stock at a loss and be OK with that... OR figure out how you can profit during these market corrections. At the very least, devise a strategy to protect your profits (AKA: Risk Management) because guess what....it WILL happen again! All the signs that apple was about to correct were flashing (especially from a technical analysis standpoint), and I'll admit I missed them initially but finally found the right side of the trade to be on. now I have the scratch participate when this boat changes course again. When will that happen? your guess is as good as mine, but I'm ready.
    Good luck and happy investing!
    May 16, 2012. 09:37 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • 5 Reasons Apple Is A Bad Bet [View article]
    "but if workers were regularly committing suicide at Cupertino"...are you implying that workers at Foxconn are/were regularly committing suicide?
    May 12, 2012. 05:34 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Isn't Apple North Of $600? It's The Volume, Stupid [View article]
    AMZN is looking terribly frothy at this valuation at this point and the rev Kindle numbers will justify a gap filling from the recent spike. hopefully my puts will help fill it. hopefully.
    May 6, 2012. 04:02 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • As rumors swirl (I, II, III) about the arrival of an "iPad Mini" with a 7.85-inch display, 52% of respondents to a PriceGrabber survey say they'd buy a 7" iPad (AAPL) selling for $249-$300. Moreover, only 22% of respondents currently own a tablet. Of course, the 9.7" iPads are more than holding their own right now.  [View news story]
    "Swindle"...hehe...I like that.
    May 6, 2012. 03:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "Something big is about to happen" that involves an Apple (AAPL) product, claims a source. The source adds she's seen a major increase in Apple-related auditing and customs paperwork, and is positive it has nothing to do with MacBooks or iPads. All signs point to the next iPhone not arriving until fall.  [View news story]
    haha, you nailed it again bailin, people are just grasping for something...anything to get the share price back up.

    News flash folks, it takes millions if not billions worth of shares in volume to get this puppy moving again not some baseless rumor; don't worry....just be patient and carry on. oh, and buy some shares or Aug or Oct calls.
    May 3, 2012. 04:56 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • "Something big is about to happen" that involves an Apple (AAPL) product, claims a source. The source adds she's seen a major increase in Apple-related auditing and customs paperwork, and is positive it has nothing to do with MacBooks or iPads. All signs point to the next iPhone not arriving until fall.  [View news story]
    sabrina174: and wait until january for the calls to either expire worthless (which they won't - they'll be deep in the money) or have your shares called at 750 when the stock is closer to 8 or 900? no thank you, I'll write weekly and monthly, collect high premiums which pay for the shares I have or buy more ITM calls while readjusting my strikes as needed. Happy investing!!
    May 3, 2012. 04:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How Will Apple's 2013 Earnings Shape Up? [View article]
    The iPad is still full force and supply chain has finally met up with demand. If you believe Horace Deidu (regarded as one of the best AAPL analyst), ipad sales will be strong in this current qtr and bring in solid numbers - filling the gap of the iPhone.
    May 3, 2012. 01:40 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Real Way Apple Can Make You 'Wealthy' [View article]
    "$1000 in the near future"? i'm bullish on AAPL but I'm curious what you consider "near future". A lot of things could happen in the near future, I wouldn't "strategize" around that target price.
    Apr 30, 2012. 07:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL -2.2%) responds to a weekend NYT column noting its low overall tax rate. The company touts its U.S. job-creation efforts and charitable donations, and says it has paid $5B in federal and state taxes over the first half of FY12. Jay Yarow isn't impressed, pointing out Apple includes UPS positions among the jobs it has created, and that its payment figures are inflated by taxes withheld from employees.  [View news story]
    "Financially Innovative" I like that! Look, they're just "thinking different"...
    Apr 30, 2012. 03:17 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's March Quarter Results: The Good, The Bad And The Irrelevant [View article]
    "I'm looking forward now to the next iteration of the iPhone and the expected design changes to the handset. A new design will ignite new demand."
    the 4S became available in Oct but some folks seem to believe it'll come sooner - summer, maybe it's wishful thinking...

    Paul are you currently projecting a Fall release of the "new iPhone"?
    Apr 28, 2012. 12:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's March Quarter Results: The Good, The Bad And The Irrelevant [View article]
    you speak the truth; amazing that most don't get that there are other forces at work and they collectively set the share price and it's movement (sans surprise news). excellent advice on selling calls and buying on dips. done and done.
    Apr 28, 2012. 11:54 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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