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AAPL analysts spar over state of Chinese iPhone sales

12/13/2019, 04:12 pm

China, the world's largest smartphone market, has been nothing short of a moving target for Apple. A salvo of shots fired by top analysts this week only evidences one thing: the only near-term certainty with Apple and China may be more uncertainty.

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BofA ups AAPL target to $290 amid China concerns, rising 5G expectations

12/12/2019, 03:12 pm

Despite mounting risks in mainland China, Bank of America Securities upped its price target another 7% on shares of Apple this week, saying the international roll out of 5G should help the company sustain consistent sales of over 200M iPhones over the next few years.

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Apple supplier Japan Display bailout talks could be worth $830M

12/12/2019, 10:12 am

Japan Display could receive another cash injection of up to 90 billion yen ($830 million), as part of an ongoing financial bailout effort to keep the Apple LCD -- and possible OLED -- supplier alive.

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Apple purchases carbon-free aluminum from Quebec-based Elysis

12/05/2019, 11:12 am

Apple purchases their first batch of carbon-free aluminum, which could greatly lessen the environmental damage caused by manufacturing Apple products.

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Tim Cook signs letter urging the US to remain in Paris Agreement

12/02/2019, 12:12 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with over 70 other chief executives, has signed a letter asking the U.S. to continue to adhere to the standards and goals set forth by the Paris Agreement.

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Institutional ownership of AAPL on the rise leading into iPhone 12 cycle

11/19/2019, 02:11 pm

Optimism surrounding Apple's upcoming 5G iPhone cycle and revenue growth within the company's Services sector helped drive one of the largest sequential increases in institutional ownership of AAPL shares in more than half a decade.

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Ex-Apple executives take aim at datacenter processor market

11/16/2019, 02:11 pm

A trio of former Apple executives who worked on the iPhone maker's mobile chips have launched their own startup to design processors destined for use in data centers, with the company Nuvia recently raising $53 million in funding.

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Apple TV+ subscriptions & ads predicted to generate $25 billion per year by 2025

11/15/2019, 06:11 am

JP Morgan analyst Samik Chatterjee says that more than three years after Tim Cook started highlighting Services revenue investors are starting to appreciate that aspect of the company -- and Apple TV+ plus the potential of dramatic advertising revenue growth will lead the charge.

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Allegations of discrimination spawn investigation into Apple Card credit lines

11/09/2019, 05:11 pm

A series of angry tweets by the creator of Ruby on Rails alleging Apple Card approval discrimination has sparked a probe into Goldman Sachs credit card approval practices.

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Apple's iPad still leading global tablet market despite Amazon surge

11/06/2019, 10:11 am

Apple has continued to maintain its dominance in the global tablet market in the last quarter, according to Strategy Analytics, but major online retailer Amazon has overtaken Samsung to become its nearest rival, in part due to its promotion of Prime Day.

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Apple Store revenue grows to 31% of Apple's income for 2019

11/06/2019, 09:11 am

Apple Stores are performing better than ever for the company's sales, analysis of Apple's 10-K filing by JP Morgan suggests, and at the same time Apple accelerated its rate for repurchasing shares in August, improving prospects for long-term investors by rebuying at opportunistic times.

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Apple partnering with tech giants for big clean energy buy

11/05/2019, 11:11 am

Apple, eBay, Samsung, and Sprint have joined forces to purchase clean power from a new wind farm owned and developed by Apex Clean Energy.

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Questionable analysis claims US iPhone user base growth has stalled

11/04/2019, 01:11 pm

Apple's iPhone user base in the United States is slowing its growth, according to Consumer Intelligence Research Partners in a questionably-derived analysis, with iPhone retention rates and fewer Android switchers claimed to be the reason for the stalled growth.

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Apple seeking further tariff exemptions for Apple Watch, AirPods, plus iPhone components

11/01/2019, 02:11 pm

On the first possible day it could, Apple is petitioning the US Trade Representative for for relief on tariffs that went into effect on September 1 for a large swath of its product line -- including iPhone and Mac Pro parts.

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Google buying FitBit for $2.1 billion to advance fight against Apple Watch

11/01/2019, 09:11 am

Google has announced that a deal is in place for it to buy FitBit, in a share purchase deal worth $2.1 billion.

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Apple's record $64B quarter is more than 34 countries combined will earn this year

10/31/2019, 11:10 am

Apple hit yet another record for the September quarter results with $64 billion in revenue. Here's how that compares to previous quarters, earlier years, and how much money some countries and US states generate.

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Wall Street reacts to Apple's strong Services and Wearables growth [u]

10/31/2019, 08:10 am

Analysts have passed comment on Apple's record fourth quarter results for the fiscal year 2019, with investor expectations and analyst estimates being beaten in a variety of ways, though the lower iPhone revenue is suggested to be an indicator of challenging December quarter results.

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Nancy Paxton, voice of Apple earnings calls, to retire after 33 years at Apple

10/30/2019, 06:10 pm

Though investors may not know her by name, and the public at large is almost assuredly unaware of her existence, Apple's head of Investor Relations Nancy Paxton has been the face -- or more accurately voice -- of the company's earnings conference calls for 23 years. On Wednesday, she announced her retirement.

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q4 2019 earnings report and conference call

10/30/2019, 04:10 pm

Following the publication of its final fiscal quarter of 2019 results, encompassing July through September, Apple provided additional detail surrounding the particulars of the report during an hour-long conference call.

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Apple earns record $64B in fourth quarter as services soar to $12.5B

10/30/2019, 04:10 pm

Apple's revenue for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2019 hit $64 billion, the company revealed on Tuesday, with earnings-per-share of $3.03, making it the biggest iPhone release quarter yet.

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