With Apple CEO, Tim Cook, on the hill today testifying about Apple's overseas money hoard, I thought we should bring up that ugly word on this blog - Taxes!! The biggest challenge we have in this country is a dysfunctional IRS and tax code.
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In a recent Bloomberg news poll, 71% of investors believe Apple has become less innovative. Has Apple lost its way? In today's short five minute video, I will be examining Apple stock (NASDAQ:AAPL) and investigating what drives the price.
We'll look to see what pushed Apple's stock price over $700 and what caused Apple to crash below $400 in such a short period of time.
Gold Loses Big Time This Week
The price of gold plummeted this week with losses of over 5% as investors jumped out of this once precious metal and into US and Japanese stocks. If gold closes where it is currently trading at $1,363 on the spot market, it will represent a new low weekly close for the year. Such a close would indicate further downside pressure for this metal. Technically, we cannot rule out a test of the $1300 level. Continue reading "Today's Video Update: Are You Planning On Buying An Electric Car?"→
Hello traders everywhere! Adam Hewison here, President of INO.com and Co-creator of MarketClub, with your mid-day market update for Wednesday, the 24th of April.
Can We Trust This Market?
A number of years ago when Ben Bernanke took over the chairmanship of the Fed, little did anybody predict that he would be single-handedly supporting the entire stock market. I asked several colleagues of mine over the past few days, "what would happen should the quantitative easing that Ben put in place stop?" They all gave me the same answer, "the market would crash." That is not a particularly compelling reason to own stocks, in my opinion, if stocks are been artificially held up. I have said this before, the trend is your friend, and as far as the DOW is concerned, the trend remains positive.
What Now Apple?
Yesterday, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) announced their earnings and while there was some good news, there was also some bad news. The bad news is that their profit margins continue to shrink and that coupled with no new innovation coming out of Apple anytime soon, does not spell out a particularly rosy scenario for this stock. Continue reading "Today's Video Update: Can We Trust This Market?"→