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UBS ups Apple price target to $125 after survey indicates strong share for iPhone 6 Plus

11/11/2014, 12:11 pm

The results of a recent global survey of prospective smartphone buyers conducted by UBS forecast a favorable share of iPhone 6 Plus sales and strong demand in China, prompting the investment firm to raise its price target.

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Apple details $3.5 billion European bond, interest accrual starts Nov. 10

11/10/2014, 06:11 pm

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday published Apple's official european debt filing, which looks to take advantage of low European interest rates to raise $3.5 billion, or 2.8 billion euros.

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Samsung Electronics' heir apparent Lee Jae-yong profiled as silver spoon-fed product of corrupt nepotism with little real experience

11/06/2014, 06:11 am

When Apple's chief executive Tim Cook came out as gay, jokes flew that Samsung might rush to announce it "was even more gay." In reality however, Samsung Electronics is a step further behind Apple, having yet to officially name a successor to its ailing leader Lee Kun-hee, who at 72 remains hospitalized following a heart attack in May.

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Apple to raise $3.5 billion from euro debt at some of the lowest interest rates in history

11/04/2014, 08:11 am

Apple is set to borrow cash in euros for the first time in the company's history, taking advantage of record-low interest rates in Europe with what will be some of the lowest-ever interest rates for a corporation.

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Tim Cook's 'rhino skin' tested by a rash of angry flies as Apple investors shrug off concerns

11/03/2014, 10:11 pm

In the days following Tim Cook's statement that he was "proud to be gay," Apple's chief executive has been commended for his openness in a variety of online opinions, but also needled by a pestilent swarm of haters, ranging from Twitter trolls to Russian politicians and businessmen. Apple investors don't seem to care.

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Apple to hold investor call for first-time bond offering in euros - report

11/03/2014, 07:11 am

Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Apple are expected to host a call with investors today, arranging for a new blockbuster bond deal that will come at least partly in euros, according to a new report.

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Apple shares reach new peak as company gears up to pay investors $2.8 billion in dividends

10/31/2014, 06:10 pm

Apple shares reached a new all time high of $108 for the end of October, less than two weeks prior prior to the company's quarterly dividend distribution date.

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Samsung suffered a 73.9% drop in Q3 mobile profits while Apple's rose 11.3 percent

10/29/2014, 10:10 pm

Samsung Electronics reported overall Q3 operating profits of 4.06 trillion won ($3.8 billion)--a 60 percent year-over-year drop--while its Mobile division suffered a 73.9 percent drop in profits.

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Apple stock closes at all time high as company aims for future growth

10/29/2014, 02:10 am

Apple shares closed Tuesday at an all time high of $106.74, following the market's digesting of recent earnings reports, the well received launches of a series of new products and new details outlined in the company's 10-K report yesterday.

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Apple Inc. surprises with massive $17 billion Q4 stock buyback

10/21/2014, 05:10 pm

During its fiscal Q4 ending in September, Apple spent an incredible $17 billion to buy up its own stock, increasingly doing so on its own without outside bankers' assistance. Since the beginning of fiscal 2014, Apple has spent an astounding $45 billion to repurchase its stock from fleeing investors at incredible discounts.

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Wall Street blown away by Apple's 'remarkable' record September quarter

10/21/2014, 11:10 am

Apple exceeded market expectations this week with the results of its record breaking September quarter, leading analysts to heap praise on the company and raise their price targets as it heads into what is expected to be a blockbuster holiday season.

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Apple may not break out Apple Watch, iPod and retail sales starting Q1 2015

10/20/2014, 05:10 pm

During its quarterly conference call for the fourth quarter of 2014, Apple announced it will introduce new financial reporting methods that lump Apple Watch and iPod with Apple TV and other accessories, with CEO Tim Cook suggesting the move is a good way to shield details on the upcoming smartwatch from competitors.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2014 conference call

10/20/2014, 05:10 pm

Apple blew away market expectations in reporting the results of its fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 on Monday, propelled by a new quarterly record for the iPhone and new all-time record for the Mac. Following the announcement, executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.

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Apple sells 5.5M Macs in Q3 2014, destroys previous record without major product changes

10/20/2014, 04:10 pm

In its quarterly fiscal report for the fourth quarter of 2014 released on Monday, Apple sold more than 5.5 million Macs without colorably adding to the lineup aside from yearly product refreshes and the introduction of price cuts on key devices.

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Apple crushes Sept. quarter record, earning $8.5B profit on sales of 39M iPhones, 5.5M Macs

10/20/2014, 04:10 pm

Apple officially closed out fiscal 2014 on Monday with the results from another record setting quarter, with the just-concluded September frame resulting in $8.5 billion in net profit on revenue of $42.12 billion, driven largely by the hugely profitable iPhone and including the newly launched iPhone 6 series.

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Earnings preview: Wall Street expects 37M iPhones, 12M iPads sold by Apple in Sept. quarter

10/20/2014, 09:10 am

Apple is set to report the results of its September quarter later this afternoon, including the first few weeks of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sales, and market watchers generally expect the company will report revenue of around $40 billion for the three-month period.

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Carl Icahn's praise should help create a floor for shares of Apple, RBC says

10/10/2014, 11:10 am

While billionaire Carl Icahn is unlikely to get his way with Apple, his assessment that the company's stock is massively undervalued should help establish a floor for the stock, preventing it from going below about $95, one analyst believes.

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In response to Icahn, Apple reiterates plans to review share buyback program annually

10/09/2014, 02:10 pm

After activist investor Carl Icahn published a letter Thursday asking Apple to increase its share buyback efforts once again, the company responded with a statement indicating it's in no rush to make any changes.

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Carl Icahn says Apple should buy more of its 'dramatically undervalued' stock, reveals valuation of $203

10/09/2014, 08:10 am

Activist investor Carl Icahn published an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook on Thursday, revealing that he thinks shares of the company are "dramatically undervalued," presenting it with an opportunity to buy back even more of its own shares at a tremendous discount via a tender offer.

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Carl Icahn teases 'interesting' open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook

10/08/2014, 03:10 pm

Investor and activist Carl Icahn, who previously had a public battle with Apple over its cash hoard, has revealed he will be sending another open letter to Chief Executive Tim Cook on Thursday, and indicated he believes the note "will be interesting."

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