I better understand where you're coming from now. And I don't really disagree with your point. No, I don't believe a company should jump through hoops for (activist) investors like Icahn or anyone else. But there is an old saying, when...
Originally Posted by iRon man
Note the term "investor".
You take a company public to see if people would like to invest in what YOU do.
Obviously there is an obligation to try and provide a return for your investors, but...
Great thread. On another forum, I started a thread where I rejected/challenged the use of the word "smart" when referring to the current crop of phones, tablets and TV's. These are just devices which have more features than the previous...
Originally Posted by Commodification
Do you think the gold iPhone 5S be reserved for a 128gb only model?
Well, that would be an interesting "special edition" strategy. It (the color) wouldn't matter to me, but I...
Originally Posted by macaholic_1948
Wrong and your response is what is wrong with investors today.
With all due respect, he is correct. The purpose of a (for profit) corporation is to enhance and protect...
Originally Posted by jfc1138
yep. Who remembers "But there have been mo3 players for years so who would buy one from Apple?"
Exactly. And that's what so many people (even "journalists") often seem to...
Originally Posted by Constable Odo
I happen to like those dividends and now that I'm getting them, I'd hate to give them up. Those dividends are the only guarantee I'll get anything from owning Apple considering Wall...
Originally Posted by Freshmaker
Go Apple go! I don't care if they update the AppleTV or if they make a full-fledged television set. I just want to get away from DirecTV (and I love them compared to Dish and Comcast) and get...
Originally Posted by jungmark
It's not non-OEM that's the issue, it's using Apple's trademarks illegally and passing it off as the real thing.
Third party auto parts aren't illegal. Using Honda's logo and passing it off...