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  • The Fundamentals Are Starting To Matter [View article]
    In general most fundamental issues in the world are bad.
    The only thing that hold up most stock markets are the central banks that are printing money. That is the US the EU and Japan and they probably account for the majority of the economy of the world. Those money printed must go some where. A lot end up in the stock market.
    Someday that will end. It may be a long time from now. But for the near term most stock markets will not crash.
    Apr 23, 2013. 04:10 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Is Where The Value Is At [View article]
    here is the latest news on iCook:-


    Apple or its search for a new Chief Executive to succeed Cooke


    2013-04-22 11:55:43
    United States network refers to the author of the Forbes magazine, as Apple's performance continues to decline, and the delay in the launch of the revolutionary new product, leading to the company's performance and stock price fall in succession. Judging from the current situation, the shares will continue to fall, so Cook, Apple chief (Tim Cook) might eventually be forced to leave.

    Forbes said that this news is that Wall Street analysts or investors hear from some Apple executives, companies there are signs of change, but there is no conclusive evidence to support. (ka/c)
    Apr 22, 2013. 12:51 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The (Not So) Hidden Agenda Behind Google Glass [View article]
    I also wear glasses since I was 10 years old.
    if there is a glass that is remotely better than the one we have for the last 50 years as for not getting "crashed" even with a small force it would have been in the market and sells like a hot cake. All glasses has many parts that can be destroyed or bended or just deformed by very small forces. (unless it is very heavy and not adjustable like a hard case which no one will use.)
    I finally agree there is one useful feature for Google glass (heard from a Stanford Professor who is a leader in this field) that may be a selling point. It is a safety feature to auto take picture to stop being attack when you were alone and auto deal 911 if you fall to the ground (though I think false alarm might be a problem).
    Apr 22, 2013. 12:14 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Having digested more bad news and 4 days away from an FQ2 report expected to show an 18% Y/Y EPS drop, "investors are suspicious about the ‘E’" in Apple's (AAPL) P/E, notes fund manager Lawrence Creatura. But for now, Apple (AAPL) trades at just 5.6x FY13 EPS after backing out cash. Or as BI puts it, Apple needs only 6 years to produce enough cash to match its enterprise value, if it was simply produced at FY12's rate. The FQ2 report could include light guidance for an FQ3 that's about to see Samsung's Galaxy S IV go on sale, and could see iPhone/iPad buyers delay purchases ahead of refreshes. Is that enough to justify a valuation lower than Dell's? [View news story]
    2 years ago people are bringing 3 to 5 iphones from the US back to asia every trip on business due to request of friends etc.
    today it has stopped.
    the iphone is still more expensive in asia then in the us
    Also Chinese tourist are still buying lots of designer purses etc when they travel oversea and none of those I know of buy an iPhone which is cheaper than any designer purse.
    Apr 21, 2013. 10:33 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Google Vs. Apple: It's About Scalability [View article]
    rev per employee means very little unless they are of the same type of company. Even then a company that outsource more will have higher numbers and that does not mean it is better.
    Apr 21, 2013. 09:40 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL) only looks cheap if it maintains its profit margins (35.3% in 2012), writes The Brooklyn Investor. Slapping Samsung's mobile operating margin of 18% on Apple's $181B in expected revenue this year then giving it a 10 multiple and adding back cash yields a value of $370/share. Margins might not decline right away (and revenues may increase to offset), but Apple bulls are fighting the powerful historical tendency (particularly for Apple) of excess margins getting competed away. [View news story]
    Next earning report by itself will share a little bit more information but not enough. The guide for next quarter may also disclose a little more but also not enough.

    The real one is the earning announcement for the current quarter and the guide for the July to sept quarter. I expect April to June will be the worst quarter for AAPL and how much better the July to Sept quarter will be key for APPL's future.

    I have make small amount of money mostly shorting weekly put options that has very good option premium from Jan to March. I stopped about 5 weeks ago because I see the risk to be more than it's potential return.
    Apr 21, 2013. 08:52 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL) only looks cheap if it maintains its profit margins (35.3% in 2012), writes The Brooklyn Investor. Slapping Samsung's mobile operating margin of 18% on Apple's $181B in expected revenue this year then giving it a 10 multiple and adding back cash yields a value of $370/share. Margins might not decline right away (and revenues may increase to offset), but Apple bulls are fighting the powerful historical tendency (particularly for Apple) of excess margins getting competed away. [View news story]
    bgold1955 posted end of last year about AAPL

    I have raised my target to $ 1,112. 31 Dec 2012, 12:01 PM Reply ! Report AbuseLike 9

    he got 9 likes.

    I rest my case
    Apr 21, 2013. 08:47 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Can Marissa Mayer Pull Yahoo Up? No Progress So Far [View article]
    I am very negative about Marissa Mayer.
    She does not represent the creative minds in the tech world.
    She is now just a "try anything" executive that has very little clue of a real well defined path for the company.
    As for the newest thing she claim great changes let me quote another comment from another web site.


    Trixie Davidson posted:-
    I think Mayer should break her silence on the absolutely glitchy and hated Yahoo home page, a so-called improvement pushed by Mayer. The changes have been a disaster. Maybe the pages run fine in-house, but she should log on through a variety of consumer computers some day. In fact, even some of Yahoo's internal pages are getting glitchy too, like finance. Stalling and slow, unrequested reloads, jumpy screens. I see these Yahoo problems across many devices and operating systems, so it's not an issue with hardware or OS.
    Apr 21, 2013. 08:20 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple $395: Time To Give Up And Abandon Ship? [View article]
    you really need to confirm the trend by the next 2 earning reports before deciding what AAPL will be in the future. I expect not too good result in the Jan to March quarter and even worst result for the April to June quarter. Then what they say about the July to Sept quarter will set the stage for apple for the next 12 month. If APPL can do OK in the April to June quarter then it will not go lower.
    Apr 19, 2013. 11:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Hardware Sales Contribute To Increased Sales And Profits At Microsoft [View article]
    I have converted my 2 active desktop to window 8 last 2 months. I bought a 6 core desktop with 3T disk 512 SSD 630 graphic, near top of the line gigabyte motherboard etc for about $2000. I am going to buy the LG 27" high end monitor for picture processing that will add about $800 plus tax. This hopefully will be my main computer running all Adobe's video and photo processing. It is about half what the Mac Pro cost with the same hardware performance.
    I like window 8 and it is much better than window 7. I loaded some extension software from the motherboard and that crashed the system and window 8 can do an auto recovery back to my last stable version. (I did not have to do anything) (also including my window 8 ultra book I have not crashed window 8 until now when I try to set up my new computer) I am still using the desk top most of the time and will try to use some new window 8 app when they are more mature. The window 8 apps are more for low end devices and the desk top applications have more functions.
    I am not for the window RT and also window 8 phones need better hardware before it can show off what window 8 can do in a phone.
    Apr 19, 2013. 11:04 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Won't Buy Cirrus Logic [View article]
    I'll tell you a well known secret in the tech world.
    Apple is one of the companies that all suppliers have problem dealing with. Apple never know what a win win situation is. Yes many suppliers have done well when Apple is doing very well and take what Apple is giving them. But if you ask them off the record they will all tell you they never consider Apple as on their "team".
    Apr 19, 2013. 10:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Dirty Little Secret [View article]
    forget about all these talks that is not going to make any difference.
    For the next 4 months it is the earning report of the 2 quarters and what they say about the next quarter that counts.
    We should see some actual trends one way or other.
    Then the stock price will follow.
    Apr 19, 2013. 10:12 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL -2.1%) roundup: 1) As Verizon's Q1 iPhone sales get dissected, critics are noting the 35% Q/Q drop in sales from Q4 is bigger than the 24% drop seen last year. Others think Verizon's remarks about wanting to lower subsidies bodes poorly, though Apple has more leverage here than most Android OEMs. 2) Digitimes reports Apple recently stopped placing Mac component orders to digest inventories, and (in a break from convention) hasn't provided a Q2 shipment forecast. 3) The latest from the iRumor mill: A picture said to show the low-cost iPhone's plastic case, and a report the 5th-gen iPad will be 25% lighter and 15% thinner[View news story]
    I am sticking to my prediction I made 3 months ago that AAPL will have problem meeting projections in revenue and earning in Jan through March quarter and will have even worst problems for the April to June quarter. (no new release iPhone and S4 release end of April)
    If AAPL release a good iPhone 5s and start shipping in July or August then the July to Sept quarter may be OK.
    Apr 18, 2013. 01:45 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors Are Missing Apple's China Opportunity [View article]
    How about apple's policy of repair in China?
    How about all the prono that apple sells in china?
    That is criminal also
    Apr 18, 2013. 12:23 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors Are Missing Apple's China Opportunity [View article]
    you are wrong and he is correct
    the trend in asia is more Samsung and less apple
    most people in asia who want an iphone at the top pricing already have bought one in the US. My brother in law use to carry 3 to 5 iphones back to asia every 3 months. He has not done that in a year
    Apr 18, 2013. 07:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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