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  • Should You Still Sell Apple And Expect A Market Crash? [View article]
    To author. What are your reasons for predicting such a crash ? To what extend do you invest & when & to what extend did you realy invest/desinvest ?
    Oct 2, 2014. 08:43 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • EU: Apple Tax Deals Granted By Ireland Broke State Rules [View article]
    @ author. Please read more carefully the EU statement
    Ireland has one month to reply to EU not Apple. The Irish government's reply will be analyzed & replied to. This procedure will take years to finalize.
    The irish government has already said that Apple has not had any tax advantage compared to other equivalent companies.
    The irish corporate tax is 12.5% when the benefits are generated in Ireland. But when it comes to imported benefits from operations outside Ireland, the tax rate is just 2%.
    Sep 30, 2014. 05:16 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Michael Blair's Analysis Of Apple's 10 Million First Weekend Sales Is Way Off Base [View article]
    @MB, not only you do misinterpret facts & statistics but you persist on pretending that Apple manipulates the numbers.
    Sep 29, 2014. 07:05 PM | 7 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Incredible 10 Million Unit Sales-Fact [View article]
    Thanks for the article. Well reasoned and well documented. A very good reply to MB's accusatory article.
    I read MB's articles in order to find out some truth against Apple which an Apple pro might not discover. Some of his arguments sound plausible but he is too much busy bashing & accusing, exaggerating & distorting facts that finally all his works becomes irrelevant.
    For instance, take his market share argument. He is right when he claims that Apple's market share is low and has to be cured but, he is wrong by claiming that the market share is the only force driving a company's success. A few percent higher market share for Apple will be a very good thing but Apple's present market share shall be adjusted & take care of the importance of some segments of the market compared to the others. a few % higher market share will have a huge effect on Apple''s stock price. I think that this will be acheived now that the bigger screen Iphones are in the market.
    Sep 29, 2014. 10:54 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • European Commission Tax Probe Could Cost Apple Billions [View article]
    To author, where do you get this assurance that Apple will pay. which laws. pls read the forbes article.
    Sep 29, 2014. 10:14 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • European Commission Tax Probe Could Cost Apple Billions [View article]
    Tax avoidance is not a crime tax evasion is.
    Sep 29, 2014. 10:12 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • European Commission Tax Probe Could Cost Apple Billions [View article]
    To author,
    please read the forbes post you will learn a bit on EC practices.
    The author of forbes article knows the EC rules you don't.
    Sep 29, 2014. 10:11 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • European Commission Tax Probe Could Cost Apple Billions [View article]
    To Author. EC has not done anything yet. EC has fined none of the companies yet. This investigation will take some time and finally, will only be big noise. As the investigations in US have been big noise. The companies like Apple hire the best lawyers and will never do something outside the laws of the country where they reside tax-wise.
    They know much better how to deal with this than the author of this article who is trying to grab a negative news and make a case of it.
    I am in Belgium & am hearing of this kind of tax avoidance practices every other day since years. None of them have ended in fines supported by the alleged companies.
    Last year the France, UK, Belgium, Germany were incriminating Google (also tax resident in Ireland) bringing so called evidences that Google has not paid the country's tax on advertising income generated there but invoiced from Ireland. It was all legal.
    As long as the laws are not changed these companies will not be bothered because they are following the laws and this is not a crime and cannot be fined.
    So before writing such article which transpires the lack of knowledge on these matters I advise you to inform you better.
    Sep 29, 2014. 09:46 AM | 9 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Incredible 10 Million Unit Sales On Launch Weekend - Fact Or Fiction? [View article]
    @Zentech. Very true. When employee option is vested it is often sold partly (authomatic sales) mainly for tax purposes. The rest is put at disposal. Edie Cue even bought shares.
    On Nasdag, if you look at insiders sales, you will find only authomatic sales & you will see that none of the shares at disposal (the rest of the vested shares) are actually sold.
    MB IS EITHER UNAWARE OF THIS OR CHANGES THE EVIDENCE FOR HIS ARTICLE'S SAKE.
    Sep 29, 2014. 04:31 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Incredible 10 Million Unit Sales On Launch Weekend - Fact Or Fiction? [View article]
    @NicZ. All carriers are sold out here in Belgium & when i check Apple's UK site & the carriers in UK there is either 7-10 days (for IP6) or 3/4 weeks (for IP6+) waiting time.
    Sep 29, 2014. 04:21 AM | 4 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple's Incredible 10 Million Unit Sales On Launch Weekend - Fact Or Fiction? [View article]
    @jj1937. And why there is 3/4 weaks delivery ?
    Sep 29, 2014. 04:16 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Apple Has To Take Bendgate Seriously [View article]
    This article is a pure nonsense. the calculation of 9 phones per 10M on 6 days doesn't mean anything. there were 9 phones having a slight bending over the 10M sold. In how many days is irrelevant. Either a phone has a weakness and bends no matter in how many days or it is strong enough not to bend and again how many working days is irrelevant.
    Physics of the Aluminium foil thickness is Thickness +/- delta thickness.
    Physics of the dimension of home button's width cutting is Width+/-delta width.
    Physics of Titanium coating layer is Layer+/-delta layer

    in some cases when each parameter is at - delta value, there might be some weakness in a specific area. That is why there is only 9 phones over the 10M sold & the number of days is irrelevant. 99.999.991 phones out of 10.000.000 are without problem. So if Apple sells 100M phones in one year, there will be 90 phones & not 5.475 phones with problem.
    Sep 26, 2014. 01:58 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple -2.8% as Bendgate, iOS 8.01 get more publicity [View news story]
    The bending test is a forgery. the guy applies a very strong force during a long period & repeatedly concentrated on the weakest section of the IP6.
    In real life, even if you seat on your phone, the force applied to the phone is homogenous. You may break the display of your phone but you will not bend it.

    The test is ordered either by Samsung or the big boys who have shorted APPL on tuesday & wednesday.

    The sell off was an amplification of the market correction.

    Retail stock owners shall not look at the daily price change. They must enter a stock with a certain strategy (price & time). During the period they are in the stock, they have to analyze the fundamentals & see if those fit in their strategy & then decide to change or maintain the duration of their investment.
    Sep 25, 2014. 07:03 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple -2.8% as Bendgate, iOS 8.01 get more publicity [View news story]
    @ Davidoff. Up to now, only 9 persons have complained about the bending phone problem. WHERE ARE THE THOUSANDS OF CASES AROUND THE WORLD. From whom are you getting your data. To my knowledge, this problem has only been mentioned in US.
    Sep 25, 2014. 06:07 PM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Will Do A Television Set [View article]
    This article was about Apple TV but the discussion was on Bendgate.
    1. the bending problem occurs when a strong for is applied for a long time, repeatedly (for mor than 10 minutes) & concentrated on a specific section.
    2. Very few people, if any at all, have claimed their IP6 bending. We don't know the using conditions of those bended IP6.
    3. In the comparison test, the tester doesn't apply the same force the same way & for the same period of time to other phones. As soon as the other phones show a problem he stops applying the force.

    Conclusion. It is obvious that the tester tries hard to incriminate IP6 & praise Samsung Galaxy. He must be paid by Samsung to conduct such a test.
    Sep 25, 2014. 05:56 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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