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Is There An Upper Limit To Apple's Stock Price?
2012-03-16 08:15:12

John Neumann for RedOrbit.com There has to be an upper limit for Apple stock price but analysts are having trouble figuring out what it might be. Stock in the tech giant reached new heights on Thursday, up 2.92 percent at market close. Shares of the company have been on a rally since the beginning of the year and have climbed 40 percent and are still rising. Morgan Stanley´s Katy Huberty let her investors know that Apple had been added to the firm´s Best Ideas list. The...

Apple's Stock Price Hits $600 Per Share
2012-03-15 11:33:56

Just a month after its stock hit $500, Apple's share price reached past $600 for the first time on Thursday. The new milestone comes a day before the company launches its next-generation iPad to the public. Apple's shares touched $600.01 shortly after the ringing of the opening bell at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. The company's stock-price has gained 57 percent in the past three months, and 73 percent over the past year. The new iPad will be setting Apple up to sell 65.6 million iPads...

Apple Projected To Sell 65 Million iPads This Year
2012-03-15 10:36:00

Original predictions of new iPad sales have been increased as Apple quickly sold through their preorder stock. Analysts from Canaccord Genuity originally predicted Apple to sell 60 million of their popular tablet device this year. However, as excitement for the new iPad (simply named “iPad”) grows, the analysts have adjusted their estimates. They now estimate Apple to sell 65.6 million iPads this year. Since the original iPad was introduced and released 2 years ago, Apple...

2012-03-14 07:47:18

Rumors circulating that Apple will have supply issues with its Retina display are likely "overblown," according to Jeffries & Co analyst Peter Misek. The analyst's comments were reported widely on Reuters and elsewhere on Tuesday. Apple announced the New iPad on March 7. The next generation tablet will be available for sale on Friday, March 16 for $499 to $829 depending on the size of memory and connectivity. Across the six available models, it's the display that concerned customers...

Tim Cook Offers A Peek At Apple’s Future, Remarks On Current Concerns
2012-02-15 09:25:20

New Apple CEO Tim Cook has had his hands full since he took over the reins of the world´s most-watched company last year. Earlier this week, however, he appeared on stage at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco to take part in a wide-ranging discussion about the company and where it may be focusing its attention next. Although traditionally tight-lipped about its future, Cook took the opportunity to assess Apple´s cultural responsibilities,...

FBI Background Check Describes Apple Founder As Dishonest, Narcissistic
2012-02-10 05:44:53

Steve Jobs had mediocre grades while in high school, admitted to using marijuana and LSD when he was younger, and was described as narcissistic, dishonest, bitter, and neglectful of the daughter born out of wedlock to him and his high-school sweetheart, according to a background check released by the FBI on Thursday. According to Bloomberg's Adam Satariano and Karen Gullo, the agency released 191 pages of records on the Apple founder, compiled during a background check when Jobs was being...

2012-01-29 08:38:30

A 2007 email suggesting the existence of a so-called "gentlemen's agreement" between Apple and Google, in which the latter party promised not to recruit talent from the former, was made public as part of a class action lawsuit on Friday. In that email, which was disclosed as part of a proposed class action lawsuit against the two tech giants and five other companies, Steve Jobs wrote to Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt to ask him to stop trying to recruit an Apple engineer, according to...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'