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The American technology company Apple Inc., was founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne. The company went public in 1980, and in 2021 reported $365.8 billion in revenue, making it the largest information technology company by revenue.

Over the years, Apple has introduced the iMac, iPhone, iPod, and iPad to consumers and in 2018 it became the first publicly-traded company to be valued at over $1 trillion.

Today, it is ranked as one of the world's most valuable brands.

Founded: April 1, 1976

CEO: Tim Cook

Location: Cupertino, Calif.

Industry: Computer / Consumer Electronics

Sector: Technology

Traded on: NASDAQ

Valuation: $3 trillion

Latest Apple Inc News and Updates

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    News

    Apple Discontinued Its Last iPod — Here’s Where You Can Still Buy One

    Apple announced that the remaining iPod product is being discontinued. Where can you still buy an iPod and how much are they worth?
    By Robin Hill-Gray
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Employees Upset Over Company’s Updated Work From Home Policy

    Apple is transitioning from having corporate employees working fully remotely to working in the office a few days out of the week–and they aren't happy about it.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    News

    EU Hits Apple With Monopoly Accusation Over Contactless Payments

    Is Apple a monopoly? The EU says at least part of it is. Here’s the deal on the latest of many anticompetitive accusations against Apple.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Billionaires

    Apple CEO Tim Cook Makes Millions per Year and Thousands per Day

    Tim Cook has been Apple's CEO since 2011. What’s Cook’s salary at Apple and how much does he make every day? The gap between average worker and CEO pay is significant.
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Technology & Communications

    What to Expect from the iPhone 14 Amid Leaks and Rumors

    The iPhone 14 is rumored to release sometime in September 2022 with many new upgraded features including satellite connectivity. Here's what you can expect.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    News

    Apple Retail Workers Fight for a Union — Demands, Explained

    Apple retail workers in New York City are signing on for a union. What are the Apple union demands? Why are workers seeking unionization?
    By Rachel Curry
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    News

    What to Expect From Apple at Its Annual WWDC — Rumors Addressed

    Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is scheduled to begin on June 6, 2022, and will run through June 10. New hardware and software could be unveiled.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Automotive

    Apple Might Release Its Own Vehicle — Will It Be With Porsche?

    Apple and Porsche are in talks because both companies are interested in the electric vehicle space. Are they considering creating an electric vehicle together?
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Stocks & Markets

    Will Apple Stock Split in 2022? Seems Unlikely Right Now

    Apple stock has gone up a lot in the past 10 years, which sometimes can prompt stock splits to bring down the price per share. However, Apple hasn't announced a stock split for 2022.
    By Kathryn Underwood
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple Will Unveil Four New Devices in 2022 — Are the Rumors True?

    Many people love Apple products and anxiously wait for new releases. There have been rumors that Apple will be dropping four new devices soon. Are the rumors true?
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Net Worth

    Apple Co-Founder Ronald Wayne's Doesn't Regret Bailing, Despite Losing Out on Billions

    Despite being one of the founders of tech giant Apple, Ronald Wayne bailed out early, which explains his modest net worth compared to the late Steve Jobs and fellow founder Steve Wozniak.
    By Amber Garrett
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    The World’s Top 5 Smartphone Companies Ranked

    Although smartphone companies expect to sell 1.5 billion devices in 2019, a handful of players dominate the global smartphone industry.

    By Rekha Khandelwal, CFA
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    Net Worth

    Steve Wozniak's Net Worth Pales in Comparison to Steve Jobs

    What’s Steve Wozniak’s net worth? Perhaps lower than you’d expect. Learn more about the Apple legend, who recently co-founded Efforce.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Apple's New Tap to Pay Feature Will Include Crypto Payments

    Apple's future Tap to Pay feature will allow merchant to receive contactless payments from other iPhone users. Does this mean iPhones will accept crypto?
    By Ade Hennis
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple's New AirTag Is in Hot Water: What's the Device Used For?

    What was meant to be a way for people to keep track of belongings and connect with family has turned into a tool for stalking. Does Apple's AirTag cause more harm than good?
    By Robin Hill-Gray
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    News

    Is Apple Using Forced Labor to Make Its Products? Time Will Tell

    Apple shareholders want to make sure that the company doesn’t use forced labor to produce its iPhones, iPads, iMacs, and other products. Is Apple using forced labor?
    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Technology & Communications

    How to Add a Legacy Contact to Your iPhone and Other Apple Devices

    You can assign someone as a Legacy Contact on your Apple iPhone, iPad, or even Mac. How can you set it up? You can start by going to "Settings."
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    News

    Apple Versus Epic Lawsuit: Latest Updates on the Tech War

    More than a year later, the courtroom battle between Apple and Epic Games rolls on. Here's what to know about Apple's appeal of the lawsuit.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple's AR/VR Headset Gets an Updated Release Date, Coming Sooner

    Apple has some augmented reality projects that it has been working on. Apple's AR headset might get released sooner than expected. What's the updated release date?
    By Ade Hennis
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    Cryptocurrency & Blockchain

    Apple CEO Tim Cook's Views on Cryptos and His Own Investments

    Tim Cook discussed cryptos during a recent interview. What are Cook's views on cryptos and does he own any Bitcoin?
    By Anuradha Garg
  • Apple Music logo
    News

    Apple Music Voice Plan Is Only $4.99 a Month: Is It Worth It?

    Apple announced that it will launch the Apple Music Voice plan later this fall at $4.99 per month. Is it a good buy?
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    News

    How Do Apple AirPods 3 Compare to AirPods Pro? Price and Features

    Apple will release its 3rd generation of AirPods on Oct. 26. They will cost $179 compared to $249 for the AirPods Pro.
    By Jennifer Farrington
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    Financials

    Why Apple Stock Dropped, and Whether You Should Buy the Dip

    Apple stock has dropped, and many investors are wondering if they should buy the dip.
    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Semiconductor Startups Are Earning Big Bucks From Investors Amid Shortage

    Semiconductor startups are raking in venture capital at super speed. What companies should you know about?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Might Switch to USB-C Chargers Amid Potential EU Ruling

    The EU isn't happy with Apple's Lightning cord and wants a standardized USB-C cord for all. Will Apple comply and switch the USB-C chargers?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Financial Analysis

    Apple Stock Forecast After the iPhone 13 and iOS 15 Launch

    There are four new models of the iPhone 13 that will be available starting on Sept. 24. What's the forecast for Apple stock as iPhone 13 sales begin?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    News

    Is Apple Making a Flip Phone? The Rumors Are In

    With Samsung's flip phone out in the world, Apple fans are wondering if the iPhone mogul will be next to release a foldable smartphone.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Technology & Communications

    Apple Stock Forecast: How High Can AAPL Go After the iPhone Event?

    Apple has scheduled its widely-awaited iPhone event for Sept. 14. What’s the forecast for AAPL stock and how high could it go?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    When Will Apple Release Digital IDs? iOS 15 Expected This Fall

    Apple is adding digital IDs to its wallets. Soon, people in certain states will be able to travel without having a physical ID in their pocket.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Technology & Communications

    Globalstar Stock Forecast: Are the Gains Here to Stay?

    Globalstar had its stock soar over 80 percent on Monday. But will their stock’s prices stay bullish or is this the highest it goes?
    By Ade Hennis
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    Technology & Communications

    Forecast for Globalstar (GSAT) Stock Amid Rumored Apple Deal

    Globalstar was trading sharply higher in the early price action on Aug. 30 on reports of an Apple partnership. What's the forecast for GSAT stock?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Financials

    Apple Stock Could Double by 2025, Plenty of Growth Opportunities

    Investors are eager to Apple's (AAPL) stock forecast for 2025 amid concerns that the iPhone maker might be running out of new growth opportunities.
    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why AAPL Stock Is on a Dip This Week: Privacy and Supply Concerns

    Despite beating the earnings expectations, traders are leery of Apple stock (AAPL). Privacy and supply concerns are causing tension.
    By Rachel Curry
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    News

    When Is Goldman Sachs Launching Its BNPL Platform With Apple?

    The race is on for BNPL (buy now, pay later) platforms. With its planned partnership with Apple, will Goldman Sachs catch up?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Buy Now Pay Later Stocks: A Growing Subsector Worth Looking At

    The buy-now-pay-later space is practically forming a sector of its own. What BNPL stocks should you target in your investing strategy?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Real Insights

    App Developer Fees for Apple, Google, and Microsoft Are a Hot Issue

    Thinking about developing an app? Different fees on Apple, Google, and Microsoft app stores might factor into where you end up.
    By Rachel Curry
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    Miscellaneous

    Half of Craig Federighi's Net Worth Comes From Apple Shares

    Federighi’s net worth of $200 million mainly comes from the more than 500,000 shares of Apple stock he owns, which is worth about $100 million.
    By Danielle Letenyei
  • Apple iPhones
    News

    Why Is Apple Stock So Cheap Compared to the Start of the Year?

    With Apple stock down since the beginning of 2021, investors wonder what's going on with this blue-chip tech giant. Why is the stock so cheap?
    By Rachel Curry
  • Oracle’s New ID Graph Offers Unique Features
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Oracle’s New ID Graph Offers Unique Features

    Oracle ID Graph’s unique feature is that it separates device-based identifiers and mobile devices that allow marketers to send a message to these devices directly.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Key strategies applied by Texas Instruments to achieve growth

    Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN) planned its strategic exit from it back in September 2012. It instead dedicated its strategic and R&D investments toward becoming a pure analog and embedded processing company.

    By Anne Shields
  • Why China Is a Good Opportunity for the Mobile Payment Market
    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why China Is a Good Opportunity for the Mobile Payment Market

    Third-party mobile payment services in China registered a total transaction volume of ~$197 billion in 2013—an increase of 707% on a YoY basis.

    By Anne Shields
  • Microsoft acquires Mojang, the popular developer of Minecraft
    Technology & Communications

    Microsoft acquires Mojang, the popular developer of Minecraft

    In September 2014, Microsoft (MSFT) announced its acquisition of Mojang, a Swedish company popular for its game Minecraft, for $2.5 billion.

    By Anne Shields
  • Why Intel’s tablet segment could get a boost from its Core M
    Technology & Communications

    Why Intel’s tablet segment could get a boost from its Core M

    Intel Core M processors, or Lama Mountain, are expected to be available by the end of October 2014. They should lead to more design wins for Intel.

    By Anne Shields
  • Why Digital Media remains an integral segment for Adobe in 3Q14
    Technology & Communications

    Why Digital Media remains an integral segment for Adobe in 3Q14

    The Digital Media segment of Adobe (ADBE) provides tools and solutions that enable individuals, businesses, and enterprises to create, publish, promote, and consequently monetize their digital content anywhere.

    By Anne Shields
  • A lucrative sector: Why you should look to Asia’s gaming markets
    Technology & Communications

    A lucrative sector: Why you should look to Asia’s gaming markets

    With each passing day, the prices for handsets such as Google’s (GOOGL) Android and Apple (AAPL) iOS devices are falling. This trend has played a key role in the popularity of games, especially among youth, benefiting the gaming industry.

    By Anne Shields
  • Spotify app on Apple iPhone
    News

    Spotify Versus Apple: Antitrust in the EU, Explained

    The EU seems to be in agreement with Spotify: Apple is acting against competition laws. The EU Commission has launched an official investigation.
    By Rachel Curry
  • Tesla Model S
    Consumer

    Tesla Q3 Earnings: What to Watch beyond the Numbers

    Tesla’s (TSLA) third-quarter earnings are scheduled for Wednesday. Notably, the company will likely post a loss in the quarter.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Technology & Communications

    Is Apple Stock Expected to Rise After the ‘Spring Loaded’ Event?

    Apple has confirmed that it will hold its “Spring Loaded” event on April 20. Is Apple stock expected to rise after the event?
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • Bill Gates in 2005
    Billionaires

    Bill Gates Once Helped Steve Jobs With a $150 Million Investment in Apple

    Bill Gates and Steve Jobs share a lot in common in terms of their careers, net worth, and philanthropy.
    By Dan Clarendon
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    Get Real

    Will Apple and Tesla Partner on Electric Cars?

    The Apple iCar is rumored to be around the bend. Will the company partner with the nation's EV leader, Tesla?
    By Rachel Curry
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    How Microsoft Could Benefit from Trump’s Policies

    Microsoft’s cash and short-term investment balance of $136.9 billion was on the top of the list for the fourth straight quarter.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    What Do Analysts Think about AMD Stock?

    AMD stock has a consensus rating of “hold” and an annual price target of $2.43. The most bullish estimate is $5.00. The most bearish estimate is $1.50.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Consumer

    US-China Talks: Can ‘Miles and Miles’ Be Covered in Five Weeks?

    With about five weeks remaining in the trade truce, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said yesterday that the US was “miles and miles” away from a trade deal with China.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Is Morgan Stanley Optimistic about Apple?

    According to a report from Apple Insider, Morgan Stanley expects Apple to offset the threat of longer replacement cycles with the iPhone Xs.

    By Adam Rogers
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know: Why Microsoft isn’t launching a Surface Mini

    A few weeks back, Bloomberg had reported that Microsoft (MSFT) was planning to launch a smaller version of its Surface tablet, popularly known as the “Surface Mini.”

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside the Market’s View of Corporate Tax Cuts

    Are markets upbeat on potential tax reforms? The markets (SPY) (IVV) surged last week with the announcement of a phenomenal update on the corporate tax cut. The S&P and Nasdaq Comp gained ~2% in the week ended February 10, 2017. The Trump administration’s proposed tax cut is likely to boost the economy, though analysts have […]

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Scale: A Boon or Bane for Apple and Warren Buffett?

    For Apple, as Buffett noted during last year’s shareholder meeting, there aren’t a lot of acquisition opportunities that fit into its scale.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Investors Park Funds in Large-Cap ETFs in July

    In July 2015, investors poured approximately $23 billion in US ETFs with 50% of total investments in equity funds.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Mobile Business Hurts Intel’s Profits

    Intel’s mobile computing group loss kept widening as the company sold its Atom processors at a discounted price while its operating expenses rose due to heavy spending on R&D.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Lattice Semiconductor’s Earnings Hit by Weaker Smartphone Sales

    On a non-GAAP (generally accepted accounting principles) basis, Lattice Semiconductor’s revenue fell 8% quarter-over-quarter to $101.3 million in fiscal 4Q15.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Technology & Communications

    How Spotify and Apple Music Compare

    Music streaming giant Spotify (SPOT) has seen its stock rise 25% since it debuted in April.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why The US Saw Positive Fund Flows In 2014

    The US saw positive fund flows in 2014 due to a relatively better economic position.

    By Amy Belew
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    Earnings Report

    Inside Berkshire’s Investment Income and Valuations after 3Q17

    As of October 2017, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) stock has returned 3.2% in the past month and 31.4% over the past four quarters.

    By Robert Karr
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why BTIG Is Bullish on PayPal

    PayPal (PYPL) could have bright prospects despite the competitive threat it faces from Square and Apple in the online payment market, according to equity research firm BTIG.

    By Neha Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    SanDisk Announced 3Q15 Earnings October 21: Reaction Is Positive

    SanDisk (SNDK) announced its 3Q15 earnings on October 21, 2015. The market reaction was positive, which showed a marginal increase of 0.16% in after-hours trading.

    By Parker Thomas
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    Consumer

    US Businesses Push Back against Trump’s Tariffs

    Farmers for Free Trade’s campaign was rolled out on September 12 with the slogan “Tariffs Hurt the Heartland.”

    By Anuradha Garg
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    Fund Managers

    AQR Capital Increases Holdings in Apple

    In 4Q14, AQR Capital raised its holdings in Apple (AAPL). AAPL constituted 1.46% of the fund’s fourth-quarter portfolio.

    By Stuart McKenzie
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding Investors’ Response towards Apple’s Bond Sale

    Apple continues its bond sale trend in 2017 Earlier in this series, we discussed how IBM had continued its trend of share buybacks, and how the IT (Information Technology) sector continued to be the top spender among industries. In early February 2017, Apple (APPL) raised $10 billion in debt. The Financial Times, citing Dealogic estimates, stated […]

    By Anne Shields
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    Miscellaneous

    Microsoft Infiltrates the Mobile App Space: The Xamarin Acquisition

    On February 24, Microsoft announced that it will acquire Xamarin, a mobile app platform provider. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

    By Anne Shields
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    Earnings Report

    Why Analysts Revised Micron’s Earnings Estimate for Fiscal 2018

    Micron’s PE ratio For the past two to three months, many analysts have been touting Micron Technology (MU) as a cheap stock at a forward PE (price-to-earnings) ratio of 6.0x. Micron’s PE ratio is well below the semiconductor industry’s (SMH) average PE ratio of 23.4x and the S&P 500’s (SPY) average PE ratio of 21.5x. […]

    By Puja Tayal
  • Technology & Communications

    Must-know business overview: Hewlett-Packard in revival mode

    Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), headquartered in Palo Alto, California,  is one of the world’s largest information technology companies and a leading provider products, technologies, software, solutions and services. HP has seen its shares bounce back from their late-2012 lows, and the company beat street estimates in its latest quarterly results. For the first quarter of fiscal 2014, […]

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    5G Technology: The Main Driver of Qualcomm and Apple’s Settlement

    Apple (AAPL) is the second-largest handset maker in the world after Samsung (SSNLF), and it earns more than 60% of its revenue from iPhones.

    By Puja Tayal
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    Earnings Report

    How Being Apple’s Only Foundry Partner Works in TXN’s Favor

    For fiscal 3Q16, Texas Instruments (TXN) expects to report earnings per share in the range of $0.81–$0.91. This EPS range is higher than the $0.73 reported in fiscal 2Q16 and is in line with the analyst estimate of $0.86.

    By Puja Tayal
  • Consumer

    Renaissance Technologies sells its Amazon shares in 4Q13

    Renaissance Technologies eliminated a position in online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that accounted for 0.34% of the fund’s 3Q portfolio.

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Earnings Report

    How Apple Views Fiscal 2Q18?

    Apple (AAPL) expects revenues of $60 billion–$62 billion in fiscal 2Q18, with gross margins of 38%–38.5%.

    By Adam Rogers
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What’s All the Fuss about Apple’s iPhone 8?

    Since 2017 marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, analysts and customers are expecting significant technology improvements in the iPhone 8.

    By Puja Tayal
  • Technology & Communications

    Apple investor takeaways: Why loyalty will decide Apple’s future

    According to the latest report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C continued to lead the British smartphone market in May.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Consumer

    Apple Regains Its Crown, but Can It Keep It?

    Apple (AAPL) was the biggest public company by market cap between 2011 and last November, when holding that title became a game of cat and mouse.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Earnings Report

    AT&T’s Net Additions of Postpaid Customers Declined in 2Q15

    On the positive side, growth in AT&T’s net additions of connected devices continued to be solid during 2Q15. AT&T added ~1.4 million connected devices during the quarter.

    By Ray Sheffer
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Facebook Was Aiming for with Its Stock Reclassification

    In this series, we’ll review updates in the US Internet space and discuss some of the current issues faced by companies in the industry.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Apple Ranks 4th in China while China’s Smartphone Shipments Fall

    China’s (FXI) smartphone market saw its first annual decline in 2017, according to research firm Canalys. Total shipments declined 4.0% in 2017 to 459.0 million units.

    By Sanmit Amin
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    Earnings Report

    ADI’s Plan for a High Gross Margin in Slow Quarters

    Analog Devices’ fiscal 1Q17 revenues will likely see seasonal declines, and this seasonality is something that it can’t escape.

    By Puja Tayal
  • Technology & Communications

    Why Samsung’s marketing expenses continue to rise in Q2 2014

    Part of the reason Samsung forecast a decline in earnings for Q2 was an increase in operating expenses. Samsung had to incur higher operating expenses.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Technology & Communications

    Why an attractive smartphone lineup is important for Verizon

    The quality and variety of the smartphone lineup is an important parameter for any telecom company. For Verizon, it’s even more important, as it’s trying to increase the popularity of its Edge program by attracting customers to upgrade their devices faster.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Financials

    High-Grade Bond Yields Rose as Spreads Touched Their Lowest Level

    Last week, high-grade bond yields rose after upbeat US inflation and retail sales data raised the possibility of a rate hike by the year’s end.

    By Lynn Noah
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    Consumer

    Donald Trump or Xi Jinping: Whose Ammunition Will Run Out First?

    The trade war between the United States and China has shown no signs of abating.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • Consumer

    Why Third Point believes Apple Pay is not a threat to PayPal

    Third Point added, “when we break down the applicability of Apple Pay to PayPal’s business mix, we find that Apply Pay will compete directly with only 1.5 to 2% of PayPal’s total payment volume (or TPV).”

    By Samantha Nielson
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Can China Recover Like It Did in 2016?

    In some aspects, 2018 looked like 2015 for investors. Like in 2015, China’s (BABA) slowdown spooked investors in 2018.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Reviewing What Likely Drove NXP’s 3Q16 Revenue

    NXP caters to a broad market, including the automotive, communications infrastructure, mobile, embedded device, industrial, and secure payment spaces.

    By Puja Tayal
  • Consumer

    Microsoft increases its presence in the sub-$200 smartphone space

    During the recent installment of Asia’s largest computing show, Computex, Microsoft (MSFT) announced that it will start selling smartphones and tablets running its software at below $200.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Users consume more data on Verizon and Sprint networks

    People consume more data via Wi-Fi because it’s much cheaper than cellular data plans—6.8 GB using Android phones and 8.9 GB using Apple iPhones.

    By Puneet Sikka
  • Consumer

    Must-know: Why Google acquired the music streaming service Songza

    According to a report from Statista and the previous chart, Pandora leads the Internet Radio market with a share of 31%.

    By Puneet Sikka
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    21st Century Fox’s STAR: A Star in India

    Twenty-First Century Fox (FOXA) owns STAR India, India’s (EPI) largest media network. STAR India develops, broadcasts, and produces programming for 51 channels in seven languages in its portfolio.

    By Shirley Pelts
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    Earnings Report

    What Will Drive Services Revenue for Apple?

    Emerging markets such as China and international markets such as Japan have contributed significantly to Apple’s Services segment over the years.

    By Adam Rogers
  • Real Estate

    Why the housing market impacts consumption and equity investors

    This article considers the importance of investment, including residential investment, in the support of U.S. consumption data and the implications for investors.

    By Marc Wiersum, MBA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Market Rally: Will Trump Like Powell’s Comments Today?

    On November 28, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech “appeared to signal a nearer end to the U.S. central bank’s interest-rate hikes,” Reuters reported.

    By Jitendra Parashar
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Is Disney Plotting to Deprive Apple of Television Box Revenue?

    Disney Kids TV streaming box, which Walt Disney (DIS) unveiled at the CES 2017, quickly has generated heat in the streaming media device market.

    By Ruchi Gupta
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    Earnings Report

    Could Apple Beat Analyst Estimates Again in Fiscal 2Q16?

    Apple (AAPL) is set to announce its fiscal 2Q16 results on April 25, 2016. Analysts and investors will be looking closely at the results, as Apple is one of the most popular companies in the technology sector.

    By Adam Rogers
  • Financials

    JAT Capital ups its position in Yahoo

    Yahoo! Inc. is a global technology company that provides a variety of products and services. Recently, Yahoo shares climbed higher on third-quarter earnings and revenue that beat analyst estimates.

    By Patricia Garner
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Where Does Broadcom Call Home?

    Tax office in Singapore Broadcom (AVGO), which has proposed to acquire Qualcomm (QCOM), currently maintains large corporate offices in both the United States and Singapore. However, Broadcom is incorporated as a Singaporean company, so its tax office is in Singapore. Last year, the company said that it was considering shifting its corporate headquarters, or tax base, to […]

    By Ruchi Gupta
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