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Just because it can't be spoon fed to you doesn't mean it isn't of monumental importance.

If you cannot qualify or quantify something..... is it really important?

If no one bothers or cares to do it, is it worth something? If so, what?

Furthermore, what are you basing your statement of "Apple is a parasite" upon? Have you done an in-depth analysis by following the SEC filings, checking supply lines, calculating benefits, adding up costs, etc?
Edited by DuckieHo - 3/19/12 at 9:50am
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I did not realize that $60B of Apple's cash is held overseas! Apple will apparently use US cash holdings for their dividend payments and stock buy-back, but I was shocked to learn that so much of their cash is not held in US accounts!
    
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Why would any large company hold money in the US?
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I did not realize that $60B of Apple's cash is held overseas! Apple will apparently use US cash holdings for their dividend payments and stock buy-back, but I was shocked to learn that so much of their cash is not held in US accounts!

Note, that it really is not "cash"..... the money is actually in "cash-like securities" or overnight money markets.


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Why would any large company hold money in the US?
If they need to make purchases or payments in the US.
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Best way to get rid of tax payments on held cash reserve:thumb:, go Apple.
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Duckie be killing them fanboys today.
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this means that they anticipate that stock prices will rise.
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this means that they anticipate that stock prices will rise.

That... and the buyback itself will increase demand and increase prices.
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Screen issues are QC issues and definitely needed better control. Apple has had them with Macs as well. It is very hard to ensure quality + large volume + cutting-edge panels. If you think otherwise....
The iPhone 4 had the antenna issues. Those issues were resolved by the Verizon CDMA iPhone 4 with diversified antennas. The iPhone 4S carries on with this resolution.
Injecting your bias is not meaningful. Anyone is allowed to purchase Apple stock.
Investors were not happy that Apple was sitting on $100B "cash" and just earning interest on it. Investors rather have Apple return the money to them so they could invest OR spend the money to increase the value of the company.
What are you talking about? Look up the definition of a corporation's purpose.
Where can I find a qualitative/quantitative index on the humanitarian value of a company?



Anyone can buy Apple stock at $600 a share. If you have enough shares to make the investment worth it, you either bought it when it was low, or have enough money to purchase it at the current price.

Technically yes, anyone can purchase the stock. Reality dictates that only the well off can make a substantial purchase now.

The investors clamoring for their dividends aren't the people with a couple of shares.
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Technically yes, anyone can purchase the stock. Reality dictates that only the well off can make a substantial purchase now.

Well, that goes with any investment.... homes, stock, bonds, loans, business, etc.
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