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  • iCloud Hacks Could Damage Apple Ecosystem, Sales May Suffer [View article]
    Should have waited to get the real facts before writing an article that has the potential to embarrass you subsequently.
    Sep 2, 2014. 05:10 PM | 57 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • In Defense Of Apple: Battling The Mounting Hysteria [View article]
    Thanks for a greatly needed article. You spent a lot of time dissecting the numbers from the CC and did an excellent job putting it together. Very impressive.

    The dust will settle and sensibility will return soon and begin to push the stock higher, simply based on other analyst recognizing the robust numbers you supplied. Although I agree that Apple management is in the spotlight and needs to energize investors, I still have faith that they will outperform and this time next year Apple shareholders will be glad that they own a piece of Apple. Thanks again.
    Jan 24, 2013. 06:35 PM | 36 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Memo To Apple: Carl Icahn Is Right [View article]
    One of the worst backward looking cherry picked article I have read in a long time. Insulting to intelligence.
    Nov 22, 2013. 05:29 PM | 25 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Will Apple Exist 3 Years From Now? How Much Will It Be Worth? [View article]
    Regarded..... You sure have been on a belligerent tear lately by calling commenters names. Give it a rest as you are embarrassing yourself. I no longer read your columns due to your attitude.
    Feb 22, 2013. 08:44 AM | 24 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Upcoming Earnings Beat [View article]
    Enjoyed article, thanks.

    Happy.... Your comments on most Apple articles don't offer any new information as you continue to be negative without providing any info that may help others. Good luck with whatever you are investing in.
    Jan 3, 2013. 11:12 AM | 19 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Another Day, Another Crack In Apple's Wall [View article]
    Crack 1 - sold 2m in 3 days - a record (only sold 2.1m 4s in 3 qtr)

    Crack 2 - patent dispute - BIG DEAL, immaterial vs earnings

    Crack 3 - margins still above estimates

    Crack 4 - been hearing about subsidies for 4 years (look what Apple did for telecoms, Sprint, VZ)

    Crack 5 - Apple continues to destroy competition in tablet space. Just put competition plastic against iPad. Customers are not stupid. Also plenty of growth for more than 1 company.

    Crack 6 - how good is lumina 920 selling? Did you crown it king before birth? Remember, it has msft software. Wow only crack is the one in msft for last 15 years. How is NOK doing for you ytd?

    Crack 7 - technical crack, valid until shorts are forced out by, believe or not, good news or even perhaps great earnings. We will see.

    Better be ready to reverse your appl trade cause the cracks are not visible as they do not exists at this time.

    QCOM should be much higher than it is. Management is underperforming. Be careful, oh, forgot you guy buy one day and sell 1-2 days later for, in some cases, a 1-3%er if lucky. Good luck to all.
    Dec 17, 2012. 04:50 AM | 17 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Investors Can't Believe The Apple Hype [View article]
    Thanks for your article.

    As an investor, at this point, I will only sell AAPL to keep the percentage level within my comfort zone. Also, I've always thought Mr Cook was and is a much better CEO than most commenters. Watched his recent interview & I believe more than before that he is a great CEO.
    Sep 17, 2014. 01:08 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple beats estimates, issues solid guidance; shares lower [View news story]
    Tpg53.... NO ONE CARES ABOUT YOUR POLITICS.
    Oct 28, 2013. 05:28 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple (AAPL): FQ3 EPS of $7.47 beats by $0.15. Revenue of $35.3B (+1% Y/Y) beats by $300M. 31.2M iPhones (above estimates), 14.6M iPads (below estimates), 3.8M Macs. Expects FQ4 revenue of $34B-$37B, below $37.1B consensus. Shares +3.2% AH. CC at 5PM ET (webcast). (PR[View news story]
    Give it up. 31.2m iPhones, no wonder all other vendors have soft sales.
    Jul 23, 2013. 04:41 PM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Retail Headache [View article]
    I have been in the Apple store near where i live approximately 20 times in the last year. Not once did I see an employee display anything but superior attitude and excellent customer service. No other retailer that I know provides not only excellent service but very professional behavior.

    Also, they may make 25k annually (I have no clue) but they are also on the insurance plan, profit sharing and do have the ability to share in stock options. I would also say 25-30% are 50+ in age and if you have to pay for individual insurance, like me, at that age for 2, I would estimate that equals to 15-20k annually. At least they don't play the WMT game of mostly part timers.

    Finally, many many talented retail upper management people out there. I suspect that they will find a very good one.

    Go to an Apple store and see for yourself the kind of service and excellent attitude on the floor. I would also say that from a retail perspective, a job at a Apple store is highly desirable for most.
    Feb 8, 2013. 11:18 AM | 16 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Demand Explained By Thorstein Veblen [View article]
    Equating Apple's net domination to slow broadband is beyond ridiculous.
    Sep 15, 2014. 03:04 PM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: Steve Jobs Was Right [View article]
    I have found over the years that those that base their investments mostly on political leaning tend to under perform. Good luck.
    Mar 3, 2014. 12:54 PM | 15 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Shares Are Ripe For A Pullback - Time To Take Profits [View article]
    It may or may not be time to take profits but you bias tone does not enhance your position.
    Sep 16, 2014. 10:46 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • House Republicans - including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor - are reportedly overwhelmingly opposed to the fiscal cliff deal approved by the Senate. The House appears poised to amend the deal and send it back to the Senate, setting up a legislative high-wire act. [View news story]
    If they continue this bs they will lose the House in 2014.
    Jan 1, 2013. 04:43 PM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Will Beat The Street [View article]
    Other smartphone vendors will have to match the quality of the iPhone before stock peaks on a long term basis. At this time, the quality is no where near Apple's quality. Samsung's mini tablet does not even come close to the iPad mini.
    Dec 2, 2012. 09:51 AM | 14 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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