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Topic: Cantor Fitzgerald

Samsung's 'rushed,' 'half-baked' announcements set Apple up for easy victory this fall, analyst says

09/04/2014, 02:09 pm

Samsung this week made a slew of announcements, most notably its next-generation big-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone, but none of the products were enough to impress analyst Brian White, who doesn't think the South Korean electronics maker is well positioned to compete with Apple's anticipated fall product lineup.

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Apple's 'fab fall' predicted to help drive company's stock price to $123 per share

09/02/2014, 12:09 pm

Ahead of Apple's Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil two new iPhones and offer a sneak-peek at a new wearable device, financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald has given a strong endorsement to investors, saying the next few months could prove to be Apple's most exciting period in many years.

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Supply chain sales data suggests Apple had strong month of April

05/07/2014, 10:05 am

Apple suppliers had a particularly strong month of April, suggesting that shipments to the iPhone maker may have been stronger than their traditional seasonal average as the company ramps up for new product introductions, new data shows.

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Supply chain data suggests Apple's March quarter could be stronger than Wall Street expects

04/07/2014, 01:04 pm

Sales data from some of Apple's biggest suppliers shows stronger than expected returns for the just-concluded month of March, potentially hinting that Apple itself could also surprise to the upside when it reports earnings later this month.

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Carriers suggest a big-screen 'iPhone 6' could be a 'very special' success in China

04/04/2014, 09:04 am

Chinese branded smartphones are performing well in their home country, affecting sales of worldwide leaders Apple and Samsung, but buzz is said to be growing in China among customers who are holding out hope for an iPhone with a larger display.

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China 3G subscribers grew 79% in 2013 with Apple poised to benefit from booming market

01/21/2014, 02:01 pm

While smartphone markets around the world are showing signs of maturity, China still posted 79 percent growth in high-speed mobile subscribers last year, reaching 417 million users.

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Cantor: Wearables now a 'legitimate' product category, but only an Apple 'iWatch' would drive sales

01/13/2014, 08:01 am

While the glut of wearable devices introduced at this year's Consumer Electronics Show signals that companies hope to tap into the emerging market, analyst Brian White of Cantor Fitzgerald doesn't expect that sales will reach a "meaningful" level until Apple decides to enter the space with its rumored "iWatch."

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Analysts divided on Apple: Cantor calls it a 'top pick,' Wells Fargo downgrades citing margins

01/02/2014, 08:01 am

A pair of Wall Street analysts have come to very different conclusions on Apple stock for the start of 2014, as Brian White of Cantor Fitzgerald gave an enthusiastic recommendation for the iPhone maker, while Maynard Um of Wells Fargo downgraded AAPL shares from "outperform" to the status of "market perform."

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iPad Air popular upgrade for iPad 2 owners, silver 16GB model in high demand - survey

11/04/2013, 09:11 am

While Apple didn't offer official sales figures of the thinner and lighter fifth-generation iPad Air Monday morning, a survey of launch weekend buyers, as well as online tracking data, offers some idea of how well the company's latest flagship tablet is performing after three days of availability.

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Impending iPad refresh viewed as Apple's most important since the first iPad

10/21/2013, 08:10 am

Apple this week is widely expected to introduce a redesigned fifth-generation iPad that will be thinner and lighter --and, in the eyes of one Wall Street analyst, the most important update to the full-size iPad since the first model was released in 2010.

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Apple expected to introduce redesigned Smart Cover alongside slimmer 5th-gen iPad

10/14/2013, 11:10 am

Apple's upcoming iPad hardware refresh is widely believed to bring a thinner overall form factor with narrower bezels and an iPad mini-like cross-section for the fifth-generation tablet, leading Cupertino to introduce a new version of the popular iPad Smart Cover, according to one analyst.

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Supply chain visit makes analyst 'confident' about larger iPhone in 2014

10/10/2013, 09:10 am

Sources in Apple's supply chain have reportedly indicated that Apple is on track to release a new iPhone with a larger screen next year, according to one analyst.

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Supply chain sees weak demand for notebooks, expects big things from Apple's fifth-gen iPad

10/04/2013, 10:10 am

As the PC market continues to slump, the outlook for traditional notebooks this holiday season is weak, while tech supply chain sources in Taiwan reportedly expect a "major upgrade" to Apple's full-size iPad to arrive this month.

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New iPhone with bigger display predicted to be a major success in China

09/06/2013, 11:09 am

With reports continuing to claim Apple is experimenting with screen sizes as large as 6 inches for a future iPhone model, one analyst has noted that jumbo-sized smartphones are currently in high demand in the world's biggest market: China.

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