Category Archives: Apple

iPhone Back To Positive Revenue Growth, Will The Stock Return To Fundamentals?

Apple’s stock has been on a tear ever since the company’s quarterly year-on-year iPhone revenue growth went negative.  Of course, the market had anticipated it and sold-off prior to the hard data coming out.   As the following chart illustrates,  Apple’s … Continue reading

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The Best Gear & Gadgets From CES Unveiled 2020

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Buying Tops And Trump’s Race For Stock Market History

We want to add to our last post because we believe the topic is of immense importance to the younger generations starting to save and plan for their retirements.   Note, we had a slight error in the post,  Keeping Stock … Continue reading

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COTD: Apple’s Global Supply Chain

COTD:  Chart of the Day Maybe a bit dated but you get the picture, no surprise, China dominates the supply chain, which also includes fabs.  Apple is very exposed to a protracted or forever trade war and deterioration of the global … Continue reading

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Bid Adieu To The Ownership Economy – Auto Subscriptions?

Wow, now this!   Car subscriptions?  The end of auto dealerships? Recurring revenue is the new gold.   Microsoft was a wet dawg for years until it moved Windows Office to a monthly subscription basis, which locks in users to a monthly … Continue reading

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Stress Testing Apple

Goldman finally getting around to stress testing Apple as the trade war escalates.  They are out today warning Apple is in a world of hurt if China targets the iPhone maker in the trade war. The U.S.-China trade war could … Continue reading

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Annual Rank Change Of Top 15 Global Brands

This is nonlinear wild.  What do you think the top global brand will be in ten years?  

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Apple Closes Just Inside Red Zone

The Apple bulls, if any still exist, now have their work cut out as the stock closed just a penny inside the red zone.   The 200-week moving average also looms large as short-term support at $141.82. The time for a … Continue reading

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Current iPhone Prices

Hmm…  Wonder if the X Max price is hedonically adjusted to compensate for its superior technology to show there really has been no iPhone price inflation? Hedonic quality adjustment is one of the techniques the CPI uses to account for changing … Continue reading

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The fall of FAANG (and other thoughts)

FANGs haunted by worries over a “Splinternet.” Rana is very good.  Her book, Makers and Takers: How Wall Street Destroyed Main Street,  is a must read,  especially the chapter on how private equity, including the current Secretary of Treasury, dubbed The Foreclosure … Continue reading

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