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  • The Case For Apple's Special Dividend [View article]
    Good article. They probably should have been buying back stock over the past few years with some of the excess cash. There is plenty of current earnings for acquisitions and/or any research they need to do. Having $ 130 per share in cash on the books is ridiculous at this point. I do agree that it is a great position to be in !
    Nov 28, 2012. 02:26 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Revenue Growth: A Dual Track Bullet Train [View article]
    This was an excellent article. I gave it a rare 5 stars !
    Jun 17, 2012. 06:59 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Economics Of The iPhone [View article]
    They're there !
    May 9, 2012. 03:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Get Monthly Income By Selling Cash Covered Apple Puts In Your IRA [View article]
    Your absolutely correct. I even asked to be put on hold for the representative to confirm what he told me. He came back to me and said that his info was correct. I still find it hard to accept since the long put offsets the short put and the only exposure is the difference between the two strikes.
    May 2, 2012. 04:25 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • How To Get Monthly Income By Selling Cash Covered Apple Puts In Your IRA [View article]
    Good article, however, I just called Vanguard and they said that I can certainly do a put spread, as you discussed in the article, although they will not give credit for the long put and I would have to 100% cash secure against the strike of the short put NOT the net of the spread. They said that this the policy for retirement accounts since technically margin is required which you can't have for a retirement account.

    If you are 100% sure about the mechanics in your article please let me know what broker you use for your retirment account since the returns are dramatically reduced, $ 11.30/$ 550 vs $ 8.30/$ 50. Thank you in advance and I look forward to your response.
    May 2, 2012. 02:33 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Case For Selling Apple Puts [View article]
    How many months out do you go to get the 10% of strike premium ?
    Apr 21, 2012. 01:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Special Dividend: The Solution To Apple's High Class Problem [View article]
    Good idea, however, how much of their cash is in the U.S. ? They won't repatriate to pay a dividend. They may be waiting, like the rest of America, to see what happens after the election and the tax laws !
    Mar 4, 2012. 04:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • What An Apple Dividend May Look Like [View article]
    No thanks
    Jan 26, 2012. 12:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • What An Apple Dividend May Look Like [View article]
    A 10:1 split would cause the stock to shoot to at least $ 50 per share.
    Jan 26, 2012. 12:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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