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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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The Most Successful “Garage Band” Companies

That we are aware of… Apple Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had withdrawn from Reed College and UC Berkeley respectively by 1975. Wozniak designed a video terminal that he could use to log on to the minicomputers at Call Computer. Alex Kamradt commissioned the design and sold … Continue reading

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2019’s Five Most Mispriced Tail Events

  Trump Leaves Office By Year-End There is only one thing Trump likes more than power – money.  As his legal troubles grow exponentially in 2019, the president has an epiphany that he could lose all his wealth.  He cuts … Continue reading

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Ten Good Weekend Reads – January 4

Major themes set to shape markets in 2019 – FT Five Doom Loops to Navigate in 2019 – Bloomberg As China Talks Begin, Trump’s Trade Negotiator Tries to Keep President From Wavering – NY Times Japan in 2019: 10 surprises … 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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Apple Bulls Prepare To Defend The Red Zone

The market has spoken. Apple stock has taken out the Christmas Eve low at $146.59 in tonight’s after-hours trading.   Tough to gauge the true conviction until tomorrow’s open. Nevertheless,  the Apple bulls, which includes Mr. Buffett, need to move into … Continue reading

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Letter from Tim Cook to Apple investors

Apple just released this extraordinary guide down in a letter to investors from Tim Cook.  We are now watching for the stock’s reaction.  We suspect it could be ugly or the stock may have priced most of this.  We have and have had … Continue reading

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What are Apple’s core problems? – FT

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Cue “Exit the BREXIT” & Other GMM Victory Laps

Because we get a lot of things wrong in the trading business as nobody knows the future, and every decision to buy or sell is really just a probability adjusted or calculated guess, we thought we would take a victory … Continue reading

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iPhone Inflation Drives Apple Earnings, Again

Apple continues to rely on iPhone inflation for revenue growth as unit sales quarterly year-on-year growth was flat for the 12th consecutive quarter.   The almost 30 percent increase in iPhone revenue is due to price increases. Unit sales growth for … Continue reading

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