AAPL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Best Buy Blames Apple for Watch Delay (BBY)

    September 15, 2016
    If you preordered the Apple Watch 2 Series from Best Buy, you’re not going to be happy.
  2. Verizon: iPhone 7 Preorders Lagging (VZ, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    Verizon isn't seeing record-setting preorders for Apple iPhone 7 like some of its competitors.
  3. T-Mobile Gets Lift From iPhone 7 Demand (TMUS, AAPL)

    September 15, 2016
    T-Mobile is getting a lift in its share price thanks to strong demand for Apple's iPhone 7 amid generous trade-in deals. ...
  4. Spotify Hits 40 Million Paid Subscribers (AAPL, AMZN)

    September 14, 2016
    Music streaming service Spotify announced today that it had 40 million paying users. For comparison, Apple Music has 17 million ...
  5. iPhone 7 Plus Initial Stock Sold Out, Says Apple (AAPL)

    September 14, 2016
    Earlier reports indicated that iPhone 7 supplies will fall short of the demand significantly.
  6. Apple Hits 2016 High

    September 14, 2016
    Apple's stock hit a 2016 high today on the back of chatter about its new iPhone 7.
  7. Why Apple Replaced the Headphone Jack with AirPods (AAPL)

    September 14, 2016
    Apple is betting that at some point, you won't miss the headphone jack. The same way you thought you couldn't live without ...
  8. Twitter Live App Now On Apple TV, XBox One, And Fire TV

    September 14, 2016
    The social media network launched a new live streaming app today to boost its revenues and popularity.
  9. Is Apple Making An Augmented Reality Product?

    September 14, 2016
    Apple CEO Tim Cook said in an ABC interview this morning that he prefers AR to VR. Does this mean Apple is making an AR product? ...
  10. Analysts Predict Apple iPhone 7 Opening Weekend Sales (AAPL)

    September 13, 2016
    Apple said in a statement last week that it would not release opening weekend sales numbers for the iPhone 7. But analysts ...
  11. Apple Resolves iOS 10 Upgrade Problem

    September 13, 2016
    Users upgrading to Apple's latest operating system encountered problems but the company moved quickly to resolve the issue. ...
  12. Top 5 Hardware Stocks of 2016 (AAPL, IBM)

    September 13, 2016
    Hardware sales in the United States improved slightly in the second quarter of 2016. These five hardware stocks provide broad ...
  13. T-Mobile: iPhone 7 Demand Far Ahead of iPhone 6 (TMUS, AAPL)

    September 13, 2016
    T-Mobile CEO John Legere says demand for the new Apple iPhone 7 is far exceeding that of the iPhone 6, released in 2014. ...
  14. Google's New Smartphone AddsUpgraded Processor, Camera (AAPL, ...

    September 12, 2016
    According to reports, the Mountain View company will announce two new smartphones on October 4.
  15. Apple Lost Market Share in Wearable Devices Last Quarter (AAPL, ...

    September 12, 2016
    Analysts say that the Cupertino company was the only device maker to lose market share because it did not release a new watch ...
  16. VirnetX Loses to Apple in Patent Case (VHC, AAPL)

    September 12, 2016
    VirnetX stock plunges in light of a U.S. Parent and Trademark Office ruling, while the final decision remains up to a federal ...
  17. Samsung's Problems Multiply With New Lawsuit

    September 12, 2016
    A new lawsuit has been filed against the South Korean company. This one claims that a Galaxy S7 Edge caught fire.
  18. Amazon May Open 100 Pop-Up Stores By Next Year

    September 12, 2016
    The Seattle-based retailer plans to push its hardware devices through the pop-up stores.
  19. Fitbit, Apple Collide in Wearables Market (FIT, AAPL)

    September 12, 2016
    Fitbit and Apple are stepping on each other's turf as the battle it out in the wearable device market.
  20. Apple Rumored To Lay Off Workers In Self Driving Car Project ...

    September 11, 2016
    According to reports, Apple is said to have fired "dozens of employees" and closed divisions within its self-driving car ...
  21. Steve Jurvetson: "Big Companies Should Be Worried"

    September 10, 2016
    Steve Jurvetson on the future and why he thinks that big companies should be nervous.
  22. New Advances In AI From Google Acquisition DeepMind (GOOG, AAPL)

    September 10, 2016
    DeepMind's text-to-speech system can reproduce human speech patterns and produce music.
  23. 3 Dow Stocks Primed for Short Sales (AAPL, MCD)

    September 9, 2016
    Major index benchmarks have entered weekly sell cycles, raising odds for profitable short sales in these three Dow laggards. ...
  24. Apple Stock Downgraded by Wells Fargo (AAPL)

    September 8, 2016
    Analysts at Wells Fargo downgraded Apple stock to "Market Perform" from "Outperform."
  25. Irish Parliament Backs Apple's EU Tax Appeal (AAPL)

    September 8, 2016
    On Thursday the Irish parliament backed the government's call to appeal the EU's tax ruling on Apple.
  26. Amazon Launches Cheaper Fire Tablet (AMZN, AAPL)

    September 8, 2016
    But given that the tablet market has fallen for several years, what does Amazon hope to gain?
  27. Fitbit Faces New Competition (FIT, AAPL)

    September 8, 2016
    Apple's launch of the Apple Watch 2 increases competition for Fitbit, which has been enjoying market leader status.
  28. Macy’s Signs Deal With Apple to Increase Traffic (M, AAPL)

    September 8, 2016
    Macy's has teamed up with Apple to sell Apple products in its stores. This is Macy's latest move to increase store traffic.
  29. Tax Wars: U.S. Companies Are Targets (AMZN, SBUX)

    September 8, 2016
    The EU is targeting Amazon, McDonald's, Starbucks and others. Tax avoidance is big business, pitting governments, the EU ...
  30. Nike & Apple Join Forces on Runners Watch (NKE)

    September 8, 2016
    With these two juggernauts teaming up, this could be the ultimate activity tracker built into a smartwatch.
  31. Behind Nokia's 70% Drop in 10 Years (NOK)

    September 8, 2016
    Nokia's old mobile device business rose to global leadership before quickly becoming irrelevant, causing the stock price ...
  32. Top 5 Computer Stocks of 2016 (AAPL, HPQ)

    September 8, 2016
    In the technology sector, there are a number of both hardware and software computer stocks for investors to consider adding ...
  33. Is the Microsoft and Xiaomi Partnership a Threat to Apple?

    September 8, 2016
    The strategic partnership of Microsoft and Xiaomi should benefit both companies, but the pairing likely is not enough to ...
  34. Apple Watch Series 2: The Missed Opportunity (AAPL)

    September 7, 2016
    Apple tends to focus a bit too much on fashion and luxury, while ignoring that there's also a market for the "cool factor."
  35. Apple Boosts iPhone 7 Orders by 10% (AAPL)

    September 7, 2016
    In an effort to seize an opportunity created by Samsung's problems, Apple is taking no chances by being conservative with ...
  36. Can Apple Finally Lead the Wearables Market? (AAPL, FIT)

    September 7, 2016
    IDC noted that shipment of smart wearable devices declined 27.2% during the period.
  37. Why Is Apple Getting Into Gaming? (AAPL)

    September 7, 2016
    The initial portion of the Cupertino company’s presentation felt more like an event about a company that made games rather ...
  38. Apple Debuts New iPhones And Apple Watch

    September 7, 2016
    The Cupertino company's new iPhones come with a state of the art camera and audio. Its Apple Watch is "swimproof".
  39. Nintendo Pops 27% on Mario's App Store Debut (AAPL, NTDOY)

    September 7, 2016
    It might not be the main event, but the announcement that the App Store will carry a game starring Mario is getting Nintendo ...
  40. What's Impact of Brexit on Apple Thus Far? (AAPL)

    September 7, 2016
    What are the after effects Brexit may have on Apple?
  41. Apple Stock Closed Lower Ahead of iPhone 7 Event (AAPL)

    September 6, 2016
    Apple stock has been known to selloff on the days of new product announcement. Will anything change this time?
  42. Irish Government Supports Apple Amid EU Tax Probe (AAPL)

    September 6, 2016
    Irish government said it will launch an appeal on Apple's behalf against the European Commission's ruling that Apple owes ...
  43. NASDAQ, Amazon, Facebook Hit All-Time Highs (AAPL, AMZN)

    September 6, 2016
    The Nasdaq Composite Index hit a record high of 5,275.91 at close Tuesday, following up a handful of all-time highs in August.
  44. Apple's iPhone 6s Is The World's Most Popular Smartphone

    September 6, 2016
    The iPhone 6s, the iPhone 6, and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge are the world's top three smartphones.
  45. Details Emerge About Apple's New iPhone

    September 6, 2016
    A noted Apple analyst provided more details about Apple's new iPhone ahead of tomorrow's event.
  46. Google Hangs Up on Modular Phone Plans (GOOGL, AAPL)

    September 5, 2016
    Google informed its partners that it was ending its three-year-old modular smartphone initiative code-named Project Ara.
  47. Exploding Samsung Phones Will Boost Apple Sales (AAPL, SSNLF)

    September 5, 2016
    Apple has been handed a gift, which may drive more customers to buy not only the new devices, but even the current version.
  48. Apple Hikes iPhone 7 Component Orders by 10% (AAPL)

    September 4, 2016
    Is Apple hoping Samsung's loss will be its gain ?
  49. Has Apple Cancelled the iPhone 7 Pro? (AAPL)

    September 2, 2016
    Earlier this week, Apple announced it would launch new versions of its iPhones, Apple watch and MacBook Pro on September ...
  50. Most Profitable Computer Companies of 2016 (AAPL, IBM)

    September 2, 2016
    The list of the five most profitable computer companies during 2016 includes three brands that dominated the desktop market ...
  51. Fitbit Brushes Off Apple's EU Tax Fight; Expands Into Ireland

    September 2, 2016
    Unfazed by the EU's efforts to collect back taxes from Apple, Fitbit is moving ahead with expansion into Ireland.
  52. Who Is Driving Apple's Management Team? (APPL)

    September 2, 2016
    Three key members of the Apple management team and board of directors make important business and corporate governance decisions ...
  53. Ireland to Appeal EU Decision on Apple Taxes (AAPL)

    September 2, 2016
    Ireland may join Apple in appealing the EU's decision to charge Apple $14.5 billion in back-taxes the EU says it owes Ireland.
  54. What Do Apple and 'Jason Bourne' Have in Common? (AAPL)

    September 1, 2016
    Brian White, the head of technology hardware & software at research firm Drexel Hamilton, sees a lot of similarities between ...
  55. Tim Cook Calls EU Ruling 'Political Crap' (AAPL)

    August 31, 2016
    Apple has been ordered to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes by the European Commission.
  56. India's Digital Revolution Is Here With New Affordable Data Plan ...

    August 31, 2016
    What Apple's Tim Cook hoped for is finally here. An Indian telecom company has made 4G LTE internet significantly more affordable.
  57. Apple Announces iPhone 7 Launch Event (AAPL)

    August 30, 2016
    At its launch event on Sept. 7, Apple will unveil the latest version of the iPhone and may introduce updated Apple Watches ...
  58. Apple, Facebook, IBM & Microsoft Promise Women Equal Pay (FB, ...

    August 29, 2016
    Companies promise to help close the national gender pay gap by conducting annual pay analyses and taking a closer look at ...
  59. Amazon Stock Rises on Streaming Music Service (AMZN, AAPL)

    August 29, 2016
    Music is not new to Amazon, which already boasts an extensive catalog of songs offered to its Prime subscribers.
  60. Apple Has to Pay up to $14 Billion in Back Taxes Plus Interest ...

    August 29, 2016
    The European Commission has ruled that Apple received unfair tax benefits from Ireland.
  61. Apple's iPad Pro Sales Better Than Tablet Performance (AAPL)

    August 29, 2016
    Apple's iPad Pro sales performance will better that of the tablet industry.
  62. Apple CEO Tim Cook Sells $36 Million in Company Stock (AAPL)

    August 29, 2016
    As Cook celebrates his fifth year as leader of the global tech giant, restrictions have been lifted off 1.26 million shares ...
  63. Apple Quietly Makes Advances In AI (AAPL)

    August 29, 2016
    The Cupertino company is fast incorporating cutting edge AI technology into its products.
  64. Spotify Punish Musicians With Ties to Apple (AAPL)

    August 28, 2016
    This escalating battle between Apple and Spotify is likely to continue. This time, it appears musicians are the ones being ...
  65. Apple Working on Video-Sharing App to Compete With Snapchat (AAPL)

    August 26, 2016
    Despite the mystery around Apple’s latest dive into social media, it’s clear that a rising number of tech companies will ...
  66. Apple Developing Social Video App (AAPL, FB)

    August 25, 2016
    Apple doesn't have plans to monetize the app right now because the app's main job is to attract younger generations of Apple ...
  67. Top 5 Consumer Electronics Stocks of 2016 (AAPL, PLT)

    August 25, 2016
    The fundamentals for particular consumer electronics stocks are important when considering investing in a company producing ...
  68. Apple May Owe $19 Billion In EC Levy (APPL)

    August 25, 2016
    Apple could face as $19 billion tax bill from the European Commission in the next few months.
  69. Understanding Amazon's Capital Structure (AMZN)

    August 25, 2016
    Following the 2008 financial crisis, many companies, including Amazon, have been increasing their leverage, causing significant ...
  70. Tim Cook Receives $100M on Five-Year Anniversary (AAPL)

    August 24, 2016
    What was the most exciting anniversary gift you've ever received? If you said $99 million, it still wouldn't top the treasure ...
  71. Fidelity Focuses on Tesla and Activision (AAPL, MSFT)

    August 24, 2016
    The massive mutual fund manager made bets on Activision and Tesla in the second quarter, while cutting stakes in Apple.
  72. Tiger Global Sells Almost $2 Bln in Netflix (NFLX, AAPL)

    August 24, 2016
    In a quarter that saw funds selling the media giant in record numbers, Tiger Global led the trend.
  73. Top 10 Stocks Hedge Funds Bought and Sold in Q2 (HOT, STJ)

    August 24, 2016
    The 13F filings reveal that these stocks saw the most activity across the hedge fund industry in the second quarter.
  74. Apple Co-Founder Steven Wozniak Predicts Removal of Headphone ...

    August 23, 2016
    Back in March Wozniak criticised the Apple watch and its pricing.
  75. Performance Snapshot of the Biggest Tech ETF (XLK, FB)

    August 23, 2016
    Prospective investors who intend to increase diversified exposure to the US technology sector may have an interest in the ...
  76. Apple Acquires Health Startup Gliimpse (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    With this acquisition, Apple may be looking to integrate Gliimpse’s platform with its devices such as Apple Watch, iPhone ...
  77. Apple to Launch 3 New iPhones in 2017 (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    Samsung, which is the only company that offers OLED displays in its smartphones, will be the primary supplier of OLED screens ...
  78. Apple to Remove "Store" From Retail Name (AAPL)

    August 22, 2016
    This change sets the stage for the type of experience and relationship Apple wants to cultivate from each sale within its ...
  79. U.S Companies are Hoarding $1.7 Trillion in Cash

    August 22, 2016
    Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and other U.S. companies are hoarding billions of dollars in cash. Here's a look at what they do ...
  80. Einhorn's Greenlight Shifts Positions (M, AAPL)

    August 21, 2016
    The second quarter saw David Einhorn eliminating his stake in Macy's while adding significantly to GM.
  81. Apple Plan for Carrier Watch Delayed (AAPL)

    August 19, 2016
    Apple's plans to unveil a Apple Watch that talks to cellular networks instead of the iPhone has hit some challenges that ...
  82. Target Sales Hit by Weak Demand for Apple Products (AAPL, TGT)

    August 19, 2016
    Declining demand for Apple products is emerging as one of the major factors for recent revenue declines reported by retailers ...
  83. Apple Enthusiasts May Wait a Week More for iPhone 7 (AAPL)

    August 18, 2016
    A new report claims that the latest edition of Apple's smartphones will hit retail stores on Sept. 23, instead of Sept. 16. ...
  84. The Rise of Local Smartphone Vendors in China (AAPL)

    August 18, 2016
    China's smartphone market is getting more and more competitive with the fast rise of local vendors.
  85. Q2 Highlights Diverse Opinions on Apple (AAPL)

    August 18, 2016
    Though the tech giant has been continuing to see success in recent months, several major hedge funds sold off large quantities ...
  86. Hedge Fund Confidence in Stocks Improves in Q2 (CHTR, MS)

    August 18, 2016
    After a sell-heavy Q1, leading hedge funds have shifted to a more confident approach to stocks, but there is still room to ...
  87. Top 6 Companies Owned by Alibaba (BABA)

    August 18, 2016
    The giant Chinese conglomerate shows no signs of slowing down its acquisition tear. Here are some of the more noteworthy ...
  88. Apple Is Expanding Mobile-Carrier Billing

    August 18, 2016
    Apple has launched its mobile-carrier billing services in Japan, Singapore and Taiwan, to facilitate purchases with just ...
  89. What Do Apple and Amazon Have in Common? Massive Drawdowns (AAPL, ...

    August 18, 2016
    You don't get 30% annualized returns without the occasional 50% drawdown.
  90. Target Blames Apple For Weak Q2 Results (TGT, AAPL)

    August 17, 2016
    Target stock was under heavy selling pressure, falling as much as 7.3% after it posted yet another disappointing set of quarterly ...
  91. KKR & Blackstone Diversify Portfolios (USFD, AMED)

    August 17, 2016
    Both Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Blackstone submitted 13F filings to the SEC for the second quarter, the reports are revealing.
  92. Understanding Apple's Capital Structure

    August 17, 2016
    The technology behemoth has completely revamped its capital structure, taking advantage of ZIRP and issuing billions of dollars ...
  93. Apple to Build New R&D Center in China (AAPL)

    August 17, 2016
    The Asia Pacific R&D center to be built by the end of 2016 signifies a shift in CEO Tim Cook's offensive strategy to appease ...
  94. What’s Behind Apple’s Recent Rise? (AAPL)

    August 17, 2016
    Apple stock is surging on news of a changing business focus, rumors of upcoming products and increased revenues from services.
  95. The Top 4 Schwab Mutual Funds in 2016 (AAPL, MSFT)

    August 17, 2016
    U.S. large-capitalization stocks have performed well in 2016. These four Schwab mutual funds provide ample exposure to the ...
  96. College Tuition vs. Investing: Is It Worth It?

    August 17, 2016
    With the rising cost of college and questionable career prospects awaiting college graduates, some are wondering if a college ...
  97. Omega Drops Stake in Apple, Makes Bet on Citigroup (AAPL, GILD)

    August 16, 2016
    Omega sells off shares in Apple, replacing them with an investment in Citigroup, Netflix and more.
  98. 2016's Most Promising Stocks

    August 16, 2016
    Do not underestimate the growth potential of mega-cap stocks. With reduced risk as an extra benefit, these are some of the ...
  99. 3 Stocks to Buy According to Goldman Sachs (AAPL, FB)

    August 15, 2016
    While Goldman recommends for investors to adopt a "risk-off" approach, the firm believes certain companies have plenty of ...
  100. Tim Cook Confirms Apple Working on Augmented Reality (AAPL)

    August 14, 2016
    Tim Cook confirmed in an interview that Apple Inc, (AAPL) has been working intensively on Augmented Reality (AR).
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