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  • Apple's Q3 Bonanza: The Real Story May Be Not Quite So Bullish  [View article]
    I think Tim is doing an excellent job now but if he retire, I would say Angela Ahrendts
    Jul 25, 2014. 01:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Reports Q3 EPS - Reiterating Buy Here  [View article]
    I'm totally agree with your analysis after reading the result for this quarter. I'm already 100% with Apple since last December. There is just no other better stock valuation than apple.
    Jul 22, 2014. 10:53 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Teaming Up With IBM Creates A 'Landmark Deal'  [View article]
    As an IT professional, I work at home using my computer. This partnership will be huge for both IBM and Apple. IBM already has a strong relationship with so many companies. They also have deep enterprise knowledge/software to leverage in building useful enterprise apps on iOS to sells to their clients. IBM already worked with different business building Apps for mobile devices. And Apple will be able get more devices and apple ecosystem into enterprises with the help of IBM. The future workplace will not be just at home but can be at parks, shopping malls, on the train/plane, restaurants, everywhere.

    I'm glad I didn't listen to MB in selling my apple shares back in May when I read his article about apple “running out of stream”. He even backed up his analysis by shorting $900,000 of apple. At the time, I had 100% of my portfolio in apple and was considering selling half of it. I’m really glad that I didn’t and now I will hold onto them longer.
    Jul 16, 2014. 02:36 AM | 8 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Report: Apple cuts Beats price to $3B, expected to announce this week  [View news story]
    I agree - it's not the just speakers that Apple is buying folks
    May 28, 2014. 02:52 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • iPhone 6 Expected To See Robust Demand  [View article]
    Even after the recent run up in the stock, I’m still not convinced on shorting the stock per your analysis. There are so many things going on: Angela Ahrendts (recently joined) is transforming the retail/online stores and push for mobile payments. Apple made huge investment in sapphire glasses and is acquiring Beats. If Apple introduce an Iwatch that compliment the iphone, health monitor, and able to control the songs/music being played from the Beats headphones, it will be a huge success. Not to mention the iwatch can communicate with Iphone for mobile payment. I would buy more shares if Apple is less than $590. I have been bullish since 400s. Btw, I don’t think Iphone6 would cannibalize Ipad. Those are 2 different category products. I currently have 2 ipad air and waiting for an Iphone 6 so I can retire my Samsung phone.
    May 22, 2014. 02:31 AM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Apple: iPhone 6 launches reportedly set for August/September  [View news story]
    Hi Reel Ken
    Sorry for not being clear, we have different budgets for different planning/purpose like most families that I know – investment budget, saving/retirement budget, charity budget, vacations budget, hobby budget, etc. Btw, most of the cars that I sold within 2yrs of owing, I break even. And on some of them I made a profit like my Honda S2000 and Lotus Elise which I sold. Honda stopped making S2000 and the Elise can't be imported to US after 2011 - driving these cars prices up. I could have sold my Lotus Elise for much more $ if I still have it today; however, I wanted experienced driving different sport cars from diff manufactures.
    May 9, 2014. 06:14 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Apple: iPhone 6 launches reportedly set for August/September  [View news story]
    I appreciate your comment but want to let you know that I do plans for our family’s future as well. When we have our first child, we decided that it was best for my wife to quit her career to take care of our kids full-time at home and now we have four. I also work from home so I do spend much quality time with my family. My kids attend schools and extra activities 7 days a week. I minimize them from watching TV and playing video games, but to focus on music and readings (esp Bible study). I enjoy driving them to classes on the weekends. Every year, I max out myself and my wife Roth IRAs contribution and also my 401k. I give money to charities every year. I gave money to my in-laws that are poor in Vietnam and even lend money to family members here in US to pay off their mortgage and buy cars so they don’t have to pay interest to the bank. I helped all of my extended families and friends. I just don’t want to wait for retirement to enjoy my life. I want to enjoy as much as I can while I’m young with my kids as well as when I grow older. I do thank God in our nightly family prayers. The term successfully has different meaning/levels to different people. For me, love, family, happiness, and what you contribute in life are more important than being successfully in wealth.
    May 9, 2014. 04:29 PM | 6 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • More on Apple: iPhone 6 launches reportedly set for August/September  [View news story]
    I'm also waiting for the iphone 6. Upgrading phone is still cheaper than upgrading cars and homes. I love sport cars so upgrade my car every 2 years until I max out my budget. Life is short so enjoy as much as you can. I'm sure I'm not the only one.
    May 9, 2014. 01:46 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple may make largest acquisition with $3.2B Beats deal  [View news story]
    Tim and Apple’s team are not idiots in buying a company at 3 times the price. They must see something in the company or patents that are very valuable to Apple. Tim has been buying billions of Apple shares since stock’s price was less than $500. Haters will still complains if Apple spends additional 3 billions on stock buy back or sitting on mountain of cash. I have long since 400 and believe Apple is still the best priced stocks even at the current price level.
    May 8, 2014. 08:20 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple building mobile-payments business  [View news story]
    This is what I have been betting on Apple to enter and among other products/services. This will be huge for Apple. I have a very good feeling going into earning this Monday. Tim said that they were significant back log of iphones and during the launch of ipad he said this year will be "Ipad Christmas". For a CEO to say something like that, he has to be very confident. I believe Tim will do the best for Apple. And why I'm 100% Apple stocks.
    Jan 26, 2014. 04:18 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Reports: Apple prototypes sapphire iPhones, preps Apple TV with game support  [View news story]
    I meant Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, had help Burberry to be profitable since 2006. With her on board as an executive, I'm sure Apple will do well in the coming years.
    Jan 26, 2014. 12:46 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Reports: Apple prototypes sapphire iPhones, preps Apple TV with game support  [View news story]
    I have a feeling that Apple will report record earnings and the stock will get to $600. So many Ipad and iphone were sold. So many potential new products and the new hired CEO, I'm 100% apple since 480s and long APPL. I hope apple does make the phone 100% sapphire - even the casing. Since I'm waiting for a larger Iphone, I would buy it and retire my old android phone.
    Jan 25, 2014. 04:06 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple iPhone goes on sales at China Mobile  [View news story]
    Apple now has access to 763M subscribers. News of Larger Iphone, Iwatch, sapphire investment, tech firms buyout, and Angela Ahrendts to join able in a few months; however, analyst are still bearest. With the current valuation, the only direction for apple is up this year.
    Jan 17, 2014. 05:44 AM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple roundup: China Mobile, India, Nest, FQ1 estimates  [View news story]
    Droid, if someone put a gun to my head I would have to listen/obey them, unless I have nothing to loose. You are a hardcore Android fan and I respect that. Even though I’m a fan of Apple, I’m still using Samsung phone and other electronics. However, I did brought my wife an Iphone5s. I’m not a fan of Louis Vuitton, but I would love to buy a LV bag for my wife for less than $500. But that will never happen.
    Jan 14, 2014. 06:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple roundup: China Mobile, India, Nest, FQ1 estimates  [View news story]
    Droid, I'm sure Vietnam is one of those country and they are dying to get a hold of an iphone5s. My relatives told me to buy iphone 5s in US and bring it back for them. About a month ago, they told me that Iphone 5s can be sold for $1300-$1400 dollars in Vietnam easily. The status symbol is much more important over there than US. I remember visiting VN back in 2000, all my relatives has the latest computers hardwares and much faster CPUs when I was still running 386s for college.
    Jan 14, 2014. 04:22 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment