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AAPL declines again, S&P and Nasdaq see an impact

When it comes to stocks, Apple is an influencer and any changes in its stock price will affect US stock indexes. That's what happened on Monday when the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged and the NASDAQ and S&P fell because of Apple, says a report in Forbes. The NASDAQ and S&P both...

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Apple Cash Call: TUAW Liveblog

Welcome to our liveblog of the Apple financial call discussing the company's cash position. As announced in the 8:30 am press release, Apple plans to issue a dividend and initiate a stock buyback program....

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Apple plans to initiate dividend and share repurchase program

A statement by Apple this morning has confirmed the company will start paying dividends to investors and buy back US $10 billion in shares starting this year. Subject to declaration by the Board of Directors, the Company plans to initiate a quarterly dividend of $2.65 per share sometime in...

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AAPL flirts with $600 today

Apple's stock soared on Wednesday and now it is poised to cross the US$600 mark. As noted by CNN Money, the stock hit $600 once and has fallen back down to $598 at the writing of this post. As The Wall Street Journal points out it took Apple 34 trading days to jump from $400 to $500 and a mere 23...

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Apple stock soars, market value close to entire retail sector

If you haven't noticed, Apple's stock was soaring today. It closed at US$589.58, another all-time high, and is up +21.48 for the day. As financial analysts pour over these numbers, they are discovering some amazing trivia about this off-the-charts growth. Morgan Stanley's Katy Huberty may have...

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How long does it take to buy a new iPad with 50 shares of Apple stock?

The Telegraph's Conrad Quilty-Harper has an intriguing spin on Apple's soaring stock price. Instead of measuring Apple's atmospheric rise in direct dollar figures, Quilty-Harper measured it in terms of raising money to buy an Apple device. Quilty-Harper started by looking at the price of Apple's...

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JP Morgan: Apple is a sector unto itself

JP Morgan's hardware analyst Mark Moskowitz has laid bare exactly how huge Apple has become lately, calling the company an actual "sector," not just a company any more. Of course, on paper, Apple is competing with other computer and device manufacturers like Dell and Samsung, but the numbers just...

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Investors eyeing Tim Cook's management of Apple's cash horde

Every three months Apple announces its quarterly earnings, and we see the company's huge pile of cash grow to increasingly awe-inspiring heights. Like clockwork, a day or two after the earnings announcement comes calls for Apple to give some of that money back to its shareholders in the form of...

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Bob Iger picks up $55,000 in stock for joining Apple's Board

We mentioned earlier this week that Disney CEO Bob Iger was invited to join up to Apple's Board of Directors, and Fortune reports that as part of his deal, Iger got 142 restricted shares of AAPL, totalling a nice bonus of over $55,000 at current market value. Nice work, if you can get it! We...

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AAPL: Analysts forecasting stratospheric stock price

Yesterday Apple (AAPL) hit an all-time intraday price of $422.86 and currently it is trading around $413. However, those prices seem cheap compared to what almost every analyst thinks AAPL will do in the next twelve months. DailyFinance has a roundup of analyst expectations for Apple's (AAPL)...

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Daily Update for Sept. 19, 2011

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes, which is perfect for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the...

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Apple up 7.2% since Jobs resigned

As last week ended, Apple stock closed above US$400 (as we publish this AAPL is at an all-time high of $410). What's more interesting is that AAPL has climbed 7.2 percent between last Friday, September 16 and August 25, when Steve Jobs announced his resignation. A 7.2% gain in about three...

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Apple stock helping the Alaska Permanent Fund more than oil

The Alaska Permanent Fund sets aside a portion of oil revenue and gives some of that money back to Alaska citizens each year. This pool of money is also used to invest in the stock market, a practice that has proved to be quite lucrative. A recent quarterly report from the company that...

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Apple hardware VP sells 99% of AAPL holdings

Apple's senior vice president of Mac and iPhone hardware engineering, Bob Mansfield, has sold 99 percent of his Apple holdings, leaving him with only 501 shares. The news comes from a recent SEC Form 4 filing, which lists Mansfield as selling 38,863 shares of AAPL at $351.89 each; total proceeds...

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Apple will be the first $1 trillion company

"A million dollars isn't cool. You know what's cool? A billion trillion dollars." If there's one company that will hit a trillion dollar market cap, it will be Apple, according to USA Today. Apple could do it in the next three years. USA Today came up with Apple's trillion dollar market cap...

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