Archive | March, 2015

How Apple Managed to Surprise Analysts and Wall Street

Even for CEO Tim Cook it was a major surprise, but for Wall Street and many analysts, the amazing fourth quarter that Apple recently posted, including their $18 billion in profits and $74.6 billion in revenue, was a huge eye-opener Barry Ritzholtz, CIO of Ritzholtz Wealth Management, has an opinion about why no one predicted […]

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Would you dump Apple for Microsoft? Bridgewater Associates Did

Considering that their stock just broke the $700 billion barrier, you could be forgiven for not believing that selling off Apple stock would be a good idea. That’s exactly what one of the biggest, and most well-respected, pension fund companies just did however, when Bridgewater Associates recently revealed that they had cut their holdings with […]

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Lessons to Take Away From Apple

The lesson to be learned from Apple’s approach to design and its integration into the corporate culture is that design can make an enormous difference to a business. Apple is among a small number of public companies that have enthusiastically embraced design and invested in it as the single most important differentiating characteristic in their […]

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The Apple Watch is Almost Here

In just a couple days, on March 9, the world will be introduced (finally) to the Apple Watch. Apple is holding an event in San Francisco and, of course, CEO Tim Cook and many other executives from the company will be there. Now, to be sure, there are already a couple of other watches on the […]

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Is Apple planning to introduce their 12-inch Retina MacBook Air at the Apple Watch Event?

The Michael Report, an online source that claims to have people on the inside at Apple, is saying that, during their March 9 Apple Watch Event, the electronics giant is going to be introducing their new 12 inch MacBook Air with Retina display. The long rumored MacBook will supposedly have a redesigned chassis as well […]

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