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  • Here's Why Analysts Have High Hopes For The New Apple Watch [View article]
    Cramer talks about the Apple wearable to be launched April 24th having a Health Monitoring Kit as its most long lasting breakthrough feature. Oh, it also will keep time. Then Cramer looks at the watch he's wearing and says he'll still be wearing his expensive watch as he always has on that wrist, and the new wearable HMK on the other so he'll be in constant communication with doctors and hospitals even in his travels.

    That's the future, improving health big-time for every hypochondriac, with me near the top of the list (just behind Cramer).
    Apr 5, 2015. 12:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Carl Icahn's Apple Price Target Appears Unrealistic [View article]
    Apple doesn't need financial engineers pushing accelerated share buybacks. Let's not interfere with management's mission, to come up with the next great idea for product and marketing development through innovative research.

    Having ample cash reserves is not a bad thing. It enables Apple to perfect ideas in formative stages to be brought from the drawing board into testing models and then fine tuning until ready for production and marketing. That's what stockholders want, new moneymaking blockbusters.
    Feb 19, 2015. 06:45 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: The Case Against A Dividend Increase [View article]
    Apple's business plan, Innovation to create products that change the world, continues to amaze. Apple more than any other company is a symbol of success.

    New products aren't released until kink-free. R & D get first priority. Fortunately management skills breed cash flow available for dividends, even for increases, and set a floor for value investors based on yield.

    Market timing well executing buybacks when stock pricing is pressured decreases the stock float and offsets attacks by short sellers scaring weak investors.

    If you believe in investing in sector leaders, Apple should be at the top of your list.
    Apr 18, 2014. 07:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: How To Admit You're Out Of Ideas [View article]
    Read Isaacson's bio of SJ. Innovation, quality, pride. A new product doesn't go into production until kinks are resolved. That's the reason AAPL has been so successful. Why do critics pound the table, complaining they aren't innovating, not having introduced a new product since October. Or that a new product isn't really new, just an improvement of an earlier product.

    Half empty or half full? Or should we just say your full of it?
    Apr 24, 2013. 07:47 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Will Continue To Climb [View article]
    I agree. Fundamentals really hadn't changed. What changed was that bears picked over apparent weaknesses and took control, shaking out weak holders. Reexamination of then lower market pricing and new opportunity happily pointed to pulling the trigger on new trades.
    Feb 12, 2013. 06:51 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Will Continue To Climb [View article]
    I'm a new Apple owner, a forced one, when AAPL slid below the put strike price, 530, and more below break-even point,490, adjusting for the 40 point initiating premium. Sure, I thought of covering on the way down from the shock effect of panic sellers. Luck plays a part in this. Talk about no-brainers, Mike S., I wasn't brain dead.

    I believe the AAPL story, so I sold leap puts at 420,410,400, but the sweetest one was March 450. Enjoying the rebound. Ca-ching!
    Feb 11, 2013. 08:18 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • MIA: Apple Investors [View article]
    What garbage. Today's bounce should continue after weak holders exited AAPL with over 10% of the float traded by the end of last week.

    Yes, we mourn Steve Jobs. He recognized and encouraged innovative talent. AAPL and its $137B will eat your shorts. (Sorry about the pun).

    Funny isn't it that SA authors who don't have the skills to get an IT innovative job at AAPL are criticizing the company's performance. Suffering breakdowns by vendors due to natural disasters, AAPL made up the production shortfall by obtaining other source vendors. Then this was a 13 week quarter, and was mismatched against the 14 week quarter in the prior year. No mentions by the author. Enough said.
    Jan 29, 2013. 12:45 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple Really A 'Buy'? [View article]
    We lament Steve Jobs personal tragedy. By his mentoring, striving for perfection at Apple, he lives on. His ideas gave birth to devices that existed for decades in Dick Tracy cartoon strips. He turned fiction into reality. We live in global markets and everyone looks to Apple to be the leader in introducing new products.
    Jan 13, 2013. 05:05 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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