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  • Apple - Buy Back Shares Aggressively, Now [View article]
    I am Long Apple. The majority of apples cash is tied up in china. To repatriate the cash apple would have a enormous amount of taxes. 1) It would be nice if our government would give apple 1 time or a flat tax to bring $ back. 2) China will be Apples number 1 market by far soon, so why not leave the cash there. Most of the suppliers are there the manufacturing is there. Win Win for apple. Maybe they are saving that crazy amount of cash for the next big thing.. Be careful apple may just move there. Hopefully not!! Just food 4 thought.
    Nov 16 02:28 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple Will Miss iPhone's Consensus Sales Of 55 Million [View article]
    There will be a touch security device in every new higher scale phone in the near future and why? Because apple set the standard. Is it ground breaking? Not really, There is a lot of money to be made in smart phones, and since 2007 Apple has set the standard. In three years Apples 64 bit, security touch screen will be the free phone that every carrier is giving away. It is so far a head of the competition now, it will be better than most new phones 2016.. Except the new apple.
    Nov 16 02:09 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple: A Premium Brand Generating Premium Earnings For Investors [View article]
    I am a apple bull and stock owner. Motorola in the past has brought out innovated products but has always lost out to company's copy catting and never re coop their market share. I used to trade Motorola at $180.00 a share over 10 years ago. The stock would tank and then they would innovate a new product and then tank again. Apple is not a Motorola. Apple seems to have figured out when to bring out the next best thing. There are billions of $ in profit to be made in the smart phone sector and they have not finished milking that $$$ cow.
    Nov 16 01:57 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Explanation Behind Apple's Gross Margin Decline, And Why The Future Looks Brighter [View article]
    I welcome some sideways stock movement. I will be writing covered calls and collecting that $12.40 per share annual dividend, which will be going up in 3 months..
    Nov 16 01:39 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Explanation Behind Apple's Gross Margin Decline, And Why The Future Looks Brighter [View article]
    Sounds like a lot of money to be made in covered calls!!!!! And keep that $12.40 per share dividend..
    Nov 16 01:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • 10 Apple Dos And Don'ts For 2014 [View article]
    Apple is not always the first to come out with something unless, it is something that has never been seen or thought of before. The watch and some other wearables that every body know that's coming, Apple is letting other companies test the waters for them. When Apple brings out a new product line, it will be put on a world wide pedestal. Why be 1st and let people pick it apart. Apple is finding out what the consumer really wants at the expense of companies taking pride in saying we did it 1st.. First is not always best.
    Nov 14 03:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The Market Has Learned From The iPad [View article]
    James, insightful article.. 1)I have a Rolex Submariner. It has a Sapphira crystal and it does curve, check one out. 2) I have chipped the edge on another Rolex with that same curved edge. I presume the glass was cut like that... Didn't Apple make a investment in this new 3D technology not to long ago?
    Nov 12 03:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Samsung Is Apple's Worst Nightmare [View article]
    I think apple is focused on the 20% of the market that produces 80% of the profits...This is a fact in most industries your top 20% of your customers you make the bulk of your profits. Apple is after that demographic at this time.
    Nov 9 02:26 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Samsung Is Apple's Worst Nightmare [View article]
    Ashraf, great article enjoyed the read and everything you say makes since. I could add a couple of company's to your shopping list.... I know there are some smart people at apple and I would think Apple would or should be doing a lot of the thing s you mentioned in this article... I have a thought, maybe the next big '' thing '' is what that war chest of cash is for. That is the only thing that I can think of..
    Nov 9 02:15 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Apple closes lower in spite of praise; Benioff sees Ahrendts as next CEO [View news story]
    There is absolutely no reason for apple to come out with a low cost phone at this point. 1. It would diminish the brand. 2. USA is accustomed to paying the higher price & they are even gaining share. The 5c is $100 cheaper than the 5s and for kids they can get the 5c for $ 99 Or threw carriers even at $0 cost. When CHL comes aboard then they should consider maybe a lower cost phone or discount the 5c a little. The elephant in the room is when CHL wants to role 4G, Its my understanding APPLE is the only phone that can support their 4G system. CHL customer that will get the 4G will represent 15% to 20% of the 750 million customers. I did not just come up with those numbers, there form China Mobil article not a author. So, roll the 5s and 5c out and get the top earners in china. 15% of 750 million is 105 million. Thats a lot of high end i phones. Catch the big fish first. worry about 2g 3g fish later or let somebody else have them. Personalty I don't thing the CHL deal will not happen until next year. I hope I am wrong..One more thing Japan can afford the high end i phone as well.
    Oct 29 08:09 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The Momentum Continues To Build For Apple [View article]
    Bret, do you know how many phones were sold from the new carrier from Japan? As much as I would have liked to see the stock jump up big on earning. But, also think that last year when the stock kept running with out a rest is what hurt apple to some extent. I think the stock should rest for a bit because of the recent 25 % gain. Just my opinion. I like the articles but, ALSO ENJOY THE COMMENTS, THEY ALSO SHED A LOT OF LIGHT ON THE STOCK.
    Oct 29 07:38 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is Apple's Real Intrinsic Value Approaching $1000 A Share? [View article]
    That would be nice..
    Oct 22 01:44 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Ford Earnings Preview: North America Is Great, European Margins Remain The Drag [View article]
    I have owned ford over the years several different times. Ford has stayed ripe on the vine but, long term with the dividend ford is good stock. I hope it runs up on good earnings, at least to $20 when it settles you can just write covered calls and treat it like a dividend
    Oct 21 08:55 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Petrobras teams with four others to win Libra oil field auction [View news story]
    What does this mean for PBR stock?
    Oct 21 04:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Total says "heavy" investments at Libra to start in 2018-19 [View news story]
    So, what does this do for PBR stock short and long term??? Anybody!!
    Oct 21 03:48 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment