The question might sound ridiculous, but wouldn't you like to have bought AAPL when it was $7 or $10, or even $30? Did you consider buying AAPL then? What were the pros and cons?
That time has passed and there is nothing we can do about it. Is there another Apple out there today? The short answer is that nobody knows. Otherwise there would be a sure way to beat the market to a pulp, which is impossible. What is the next best thing? A potential Apple. If we find a stock that will grow 50x with at least a 5% chance, that's a great deal. Or 10x with a 15% chance. Unless you have loss phobia.
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