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post #21 of 28 (permalink) Old 09-24-2019, 02:58 PM
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Yeah a nice one
Plenty of money in the U.S.A. to pay for everything for everyone
It's just in the wrong hands, who said that

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Yeah, we are used to the subsidized cheap overseas labor price to bring us the prices we are currently paying for, which these huge companies are making record profits for. The true cost of goods will never be seen as they aren't manufactured here. That $200 iphone in manufacturing costs, being sold for $1000, profits $800 for Apple, each. I bet if it were made in the US, likely cost $800 to make, and Apple surely can't price it higher than what the average American would pay nowadays to hold the same profit margin, so it wouldn't be $2000; they'd have to take a lower profit. But you know darn well they won't do that as their investors wouldn't be happy and tank their stock value.




China has been building cities during their boom, but they can't get people to live in them. So it really counts for nothing when you have lingering ghost cities all over the country. You're right, America has been stagnant for 2 decades with crumbling infrastructure where money given to states have been laundered elsewhere to pet projects instead of their intended projects; even so, the money would be wasted anyway - see California's high speed train to nowhere, there's so much corruption and laundering it isn't even funny. It's time to change that.
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Quote: Originally Posted by bucdan View Post
That $200 iphone in manufacturing costs, being sold for $1000, profits $800 for Apple, each.

That's not at all how that works. The iPhone costs between $250-$500 depending on model in raw materials to make. It doesn't take into account anything else that's needed for R&D, manufacturing, logistics, employee wages and developing software updates. Apple are likely making less than $300 profit per phone, not $800 but no one really knows apart from Apple themselves. It's the same story for literally every other flagship phone out there.

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wait what, you mean things are more complex than "make phone, sell phone, get money, buy Yachts"

I need to go think about this for awhile, the implications are yuge. This fully changes my experience as a youmin...

they're still evil, even if you remove the vale of simplicity!

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That's not at all how that works. The iPhone costs between $250-$500 depending on model in raw materials to make. It doesn't take into account anything else that's needed for R&D, manufacturing, logistics, employee wages and developing software updates. Apple are likely making less than $300 profit per phone, not $800 but no one really knows apart from Apple themselves. It's the same story for literally every other flagship phone out there.
You have better than Apple flag ship phones selling for $300, so no. Apple makes you pay extra for the name.

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Quote: Originally Posted by Gunderman456 View Post
You have better than Apple flag ship phones selling for $300, so no. Apple makes you pay extra for the name.

Can you give some examples please?

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Probably talking about the China clone iphones they do have to give up all design... to manufacture/ sell in China

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