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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2018 earnings report and conference call

01/29/2019, 04:01 pm

Following the publication of its first fiscal quarter of 2019 results, encompassing the holiday season, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the decline of sales in China, as well as more information about the Services business in an earnings conference call.

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Apple earns $84.3B in revenue as iPhone earnings declined 15 percent in 2018 holiday quarter

01/29/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple's revenue for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year reached $84.3 billion, just as the company advised earlier in January in a revised down forecast, financial results revealed on Tuesday, with earnings per share increasing year-on-year to $4.18.

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What to expect from Apple's holiday quarter results on Tuesday

01/28/2019, 10:01 am

Anxiety is mounting over Apple's December-quarter financial results, which will be officially revealed on Tuesday following a $5 billion-plus revenue downgrade to $84 billion earlier this month. Here's what some analysts are predicting.

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Kuo: Rocky road ahead for iPhone, but leveling off in second half of 2019

01/27/2019, 06:01 pm

iPhone sales will continue to be weak in the first half of 2019, but should at least flatten out in the second half and help beat Wall Street consensus, TF Industries analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in a memo seen by AppleInsider.

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Apple stock claws back to very nearly where it was before the revenue revision

01/25/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple shares closed at $157.76 on Friday, reclaiming nearly all of the valuation that the company lost following a bombshell guidance downgrade made on Jan. 2.

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Apple in 2019: Will a recession ruin its run?

01/25/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple has faced profound challenges in the past from powerfully entrenched adversaries that once looked like they might derail the company's advancement, including Microsoft, Nokia, Google, Motorola, and Samsung. But today, with no real competitors standing in its way, will Apple's premium-priced trajectory get knocked out of alignment by a recession in China and global aftershocks? Here's a look at Apple's future informed by its recent past.

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Buy Apple stock ahead of earnings results, says Morgan Stanley

01/25/2019, 08:01 am

Investors should consider buying Apple stock now, less than a week before the iPhone producer announces its quarterly financial results, according to Morgan Stanley, with the shares unlikely to go much lower following its revenue miss warning earlier this month.

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Apple's holiday quarter revenue miss not fully appreciated by Wall Street, says Gene Munster

01/24/2019, 01:01 pm

Wall Street predictions for Apple's future demonstrate that the analysts don't yet have a good handle on the long-term effects of Apple's predicted $5 billion shortfall during the holiday quarter according to long-time Apple analyst Gene Munster.

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Apple stock threatened by growing backlash against App Store revenue cut

01/18/2019, 10:01 am

Rumblings against Apple's sizable take from App Store revenues could have an impact on the company's stock, given the new focus on Services revenue, an analyst said on Friday.

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Bleak smartphone industry could lead to double-digit iPhone decline in 2019

01/16/2019, 03:01 pm

The entire smartphone industry may be under a great deal of strain in 2019, with the biggest impact felt at the higher end as manufacturers like Apple and Samsung are poised to take a big hit, assuming a market analysis by J.P. Morgan is correct.

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Apple's stock is the one for 'the next decade,' former retail head Ron Johnson declares

01/16/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple's original retail head Ron Johnson urged investors to buy the company's stock on Wednesday, calling it a good long-term bet, and arguing that iPhone sales will revive during the next cycle.

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Apple Pay and Apple Business Chat can now be used to fund a TD Ameritrade account

01/15/2019, 07:01 am

Brokerage company TD Ameritrade has found a solution to the problem of allowing customers immediate access to funds transferred to their accounts as simply as possible, one that takes advantage of Apple's mobile payment features, including Apple Pay and Apple Business Chat.

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Early 2019 smartphone production worldwide predicted to hit lows last seen in 2013

01/14/2019, 09:01 am

Global smartphone production is continuing to fall and will do for some time, according to analysts for Credit Suisse, with the investment bank forecasting production in the first quarter of 2019 for all manufacturers including Apple will fall to a level last observed in 2013.

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HSBC again slashing AAPL target, based on continued iPhone and China woes

01/10/2019, 11:01 am

HSBC has joined the ranks of analysts and investors who have lowered their expectations for Apple after the company's revenue warning, with the firm seeing issues both with the iPhone's average selling price and how the company is handling multiple issues in China.

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Apple to hold annual annual shareholders meeting on March 1 at Steve Jobs Theater

01/08/2019, 05:01 pm

Apple is slated to hold its annual shareholders meeting in March at Apple Park's Steve Jobs Theater, where stock holders are invited to cast their vote on both routine proposals involving the company's board and executives, as well as and two shareholder proposals on modified proxy access and board diversity.

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Apple financial miss not due to US-China trade dispute claims Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

01/07/2019, 11:01 am

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has advised that Apple's reduced revenue expectations are not due to trade tensions between the United States and China, while simultaneously claiming that the dispute between the two countries "certainly has hurt" the Chinese economy.

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Apple not the only one hit badly by China economy -- Samsung is taking a beating too

01/07/2019, 10:01 am

Samsung is preparing to follow Apple in warning of lower than anticipated revenue, with the South Korean electronics giant expected to advise of a 12-percent year-on-year quarterly operating profit drop, its first in a two-year period.

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Editorial: Apple note sends media pundits into a fit of histrionic gibberish

01/05/2019, 01:01 pm

After Apple restated its December quarter revenue guidance to account for weaker than expected iPhone demand in China, media across the spectrum has cranked their clickbait content generators up to 11 to take full advantage of AAPL panic season. Unfortunately, what almost all of them are writing is ignorant gibberish that has nothing to do with actual events.

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Trump claims credit for Apple's 'hundreds of percent' stock gain

01/04/2019, 04:01 pm

Apple is "going to be fine," President Donald Trump advised on Friday in comments about the iPhone maker's recent financial stumble, while also taking credit for the company's rise in value since taking office almost two years ago.

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Apple's revenue revision spawns second class action investigation

01/04/2019, 09:01 am

Following the revision to Apple's earnings estimates on Wednesday, a second law firm has started investigating Apple's public claims about its disclosures surrounding business in China.

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