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  • Apple Will Take A Long Time To Make A Full Switch To ARM... Or Intel [View article]
    Interesting article and subsequent comments. My only question is simply this . . . .
    why is AAPL still selling at the low one hundreds?
    Oct 3, 2015. 09:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Sold 13 Million iPhones On Launch Weekend - That Should Frighten Investors [View article]
    What the author "has to say" is what's missing in the article; namely, a comparison of the iPhone 6s technology to all the rest of the pack. So, Android based units substantially out volume sell AAPL. Big deal, its always been that way. PC's numerically crushed Macs. Big deal. It's like comparing a 50's Chevy selling at a 50's price to a new BMW. Simply, performance value found no where else.
    Oct 2, 2015. 08:28 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Insurmountable Lead Over Commodity ARM Processors [View article]
    An article of interest because of the content but also the numerous comments. Thanks to all who participated.

    Just left the AT&T store upgrading to iphone 6s. Based upon Carl Icons strong recommendation in todays news, might be time to buy some Apple stock, eh?
    Sep 30, 2015. 05:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Here's Why I'm Buying Microsoft And Selling Apple [View article]
    Rather than comparing APL to MSFT, I'm reminded of a feature article in the Barron's a few weeks ago about the future of MSFT. In my view, a compelling argument suggesting MSFT needs a change in direction particularity with the growing negative stigma "Windows" has created.
    Jun 21, 2015. 05:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • China Falls Off iPhone 6 Launch Map [View article]
    China Falls Off iPhone 6 Launch Map? Really . . . . and to think we all just read this article. Dribble at best.
    Sep 16, 2014. 08:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Update: Apple's iWatch Patent Has Been Approved [View article]
    Agree this does not bode well for any currently available monitoring device . I wear a polar heart monitor tied in with my iphone for display. Polar is a major manufacturer of exercise equipment; treadmills, etc.
    Long AAPL
    Jul 30, 2014. 11:56 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why I Sold Apple And Bought Yahoo [View article]
    Thanks for the article. It was worth the effort to scan the comments especially regards Yahoo. The user interface is critical, in my view, and where a prospective long range investor should concentrate. The Yahoo site continues to degrade, further accelerated by the seemingly routine design changes. I have used and depended upon Yahoo Finance for eons. Their data package provides metrics unavailable from either of my two brokerage accounts. Hopefully the trend will at least moderate. I can't fathom a move elsewhere.
    Feb 4, 2014. 08:35 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Earnings Mediocrity [View article]
    Unless I missed it among the numerous comments to this article, no one has surfaced a growing Apple issue with declining product quality. My last two Apple device failed requiring (1) carrying my MacPro to a long distant Apple store after an on-line assist also failed and (2) yesterdays 2 week old iphone freeze up requiring a yet to be placed call for (hopefully) an on-line correction. Went to the source, a local AT&T store, they denied any culpability. Apple's out sourcing all manufacturing suggests they do not have sufficient knowledge of the process. . . . and I thought that problem was limited to clothiers and the like. A real investors heads up, in my view.
    Oct 30, 2013. 12:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Public Companies Should Have Public Tax Returns [View article]
    Great comment. Nice go'in. Keep it simple, eh.

    But it's much too simple for the Washington types. They want someone to beat up on and think they found one. Amazing isn't it?
    May 22, 2013. 06:04 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Solid Mac Performance Compares Favorably To Sluggish PC Sales [View article]
    Gaming is one of the fastest and profitable segments in this over-all space and windows seems to be the platform of choice. Will these play on an iMac?

    While its a numbers issue of Apple vs. MSFT OS installs, the gaming software is a long and expensive development cycle. Isn't it rarely done with parallel platforms in mind?
    Dec 12, 2012. 08:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Heading For Breakout Or Breakdown? [View article]
    Charts and graphs are relatively meaningless when it comes to high expectation technology growth stocks. As for AAPL, few really understand the company. Fewer again really understand the technology at hand. Those who own and use an iPhone, an iPad, and an iMac have a first hand look how they're inextricable linked together. No competitor has the whole "package" and the package will become significantly larger when our friends start introducing the next platform, a semblance of an iTV. Hey, it's the Jetsons . . . . . .
    Jun 18, 2012. 10:56 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple iPanel TV Release: Put Up Or Shut Up [View article]
    Looks like the "Fly" needs a swatter. There are too many seasoned investors reading S/A who will fortunately give this post its due.
    Apr 26, 2012. 12:54 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple iPanel TV Release: Put Up Or Shut Up [View article]
    No one will wait 5-10 years to buy their next TV if it's an AAPL product exclusively controlled with their iPhone and/or iPad while sitting in their proverbial couch. No "honey, please come in and touch my screen" scenario. Think big . . . . think of the innovation possibilities. It will not be simply "another TV" anymore than an iPhone is just another smart phone. Innovation rules and APPL will continue to do it best, in my view.
    Apr 24, 2012. 11:09 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Shares Probably Won't Be Hitting $700 Anytime Soon [View article]
    My, that would have been nice but something in the middle deserved a high five. While I was in and out, managed accounts continue to hold AAPL and I see no reason to sell.

    Welcome to S/A. I understand membership is now over one million. You'll see a myriad of opinions here but well worth a careful exploration. Good luck!
    Apr 4, 2012. 11:07 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Shares Probably Won't Be Hitting $700 Anytime Soon [View article]
    No, I don't give financial advise especially within such a medium. Had I done so, however, I obviously would not short the stock.

    AAPL is an excellent long term investment, in my view, and at some risk to those in retirement such as you and I. As suggested by the comment by Artardio, I enjoyed an early 35% gain by buying too late and selling too soon consistent with a capital preservation mode. Perhaps like yourself, having reached "critical mass", I do not need to risk capital and live very comfortably with what I've accumulated over the years.
    Apr 4, 2012. 10:59 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
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