Post by Luckychoices on Mar 27, 2019 17:55:09 GMT -5
OK, I've frequently admitted on this board to my lack of knowledge about stock market investing. Why does one investor decide that they should invest in a particular company over another? Analyst recommendation? Their own due diligence? Advice from a friend? OTOH, why does an investor decide he or she can time the market to the point that they can successfully buy low and sell high? Charts? Trends? Chicken entrails? I don't get it. Never have, never will.
Now here's an article from Seeking Alpha in which the author is so *excited* about Apple's recent announcements:
Apple’s credit card is a game changer even if the street wasn’t excited
Apple’s News Plus & the Apple TV app will drive revenues
Apple Arcade will be a huge cross-platform hit
This guy is so pumped that I'm sure he would be cautioned by at least one board member to not be so optimistic about Apple's near future.
This is his article's conclusion:
Conclusion Apple has been the standard which everyone else tries to mimic. The company is a pioneer in many categories and reinvented how we utilize technology. The Apple story was great yesterday and is light-years better today. I think Services will add tremendous value to Apple and it can get creative how the company incentivizes customers with these new services. Apple can use its News, TV and Arcade apps as Trojan horses to drive revenue. Don’t be surprised if you see people switch to the Apple credit card just because of the security. I have had the card I carry for over 15 years and I will be switching to an Apple Card. Apple continues to deliver game-changing products and services which increase the loyalty to its brand. Apple has been undervalued since it started its decline in 2018. I believe there is still over 30% upside over the next twelve months and Apple will reach $250 per share.
And this is what emphasized to me that I'm *clueless* about how and why people invest in a specific company...his disclosure at the end of the article:
Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.
Additional disclosure: I am a shareholder on Amazon
Like I said, I'm clueless. He's *that* pumped about Apple/AAPL, sees $250 in the next 12 months and is *not* an investor in the company. Go figure.
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May 10, 2019 12:48:32 GMT -5
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Mar 25, 2019 14:42:52 GMT -5
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galleybob: thanks for your answer. I will copy and send to her
Nov 7, 2017 15:32:18 GMT -5
rickag: So since Jan 28th 2015 AAPL is up from 117.27 to 157.21
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artman1033: VXAPL = 29.21 AAPL = $117.27 AFTER EARNINGS
Jan 28, 2015 14:54:46 GMT -5
artman1033: VXAPL = 44.94 AAPL = $110.39 BEFORE EARNINGS
Jan 27, 2015 11:12:53 GMT -5