A couple of us both wanted, and predicted these specific moves on Apple's part -- larger repurchase, increased dividend, stock split - - a few months ago!
And, nice coda, Mr. Oppenheimer.
Utter nonsense. Tell that to the millions who have built and owned houses, sent their kids to college, taken vacations, retired well, and paid for their health care from investing -- and staying the course for the long haul -- in the stock market.
Got it. Sorry. My response was to peterbob who was going on about how the rest of the world laughs etc. Your questions were perfectly legit.When you responded to my post, I confused the two of you. Apologies.
Oh wow, we have an IP law genius in our midst. As to the rest of the developed world, I'll take the tech innovation leadership of the US any day, by a long shot. No one else comes even close. So, I'll assume we must be doing something right despite all the 'laughter' elsewhere.