Archive for January, 2013

On February 14, 2013, at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Landon Cooper and the Miles 2 Give organization will set out on a journey to run across the U.S. Landon will average 21 miles per day, for 150 straight days, until reaching his final destination of Ocean City, MD in mid-July. Why would […]


A lot has been said and written about Apple’s (AAPL) Q1 report. My goal is to approach earnings reports and price targets from an objective, fundamental, value perspective, instead of from the emotional and breathless direction so many investors and stock market writers use. So, first, Q1 was hardly a “bad” quarter. Revenue rose 18% […]


Thanks to a rare earnings miss in its fiscal first quarter, Apple shares are falling nearly 11% in after-hours trading, to $458, after rising almost 2% Wednesday before the close. Investors were disappointed in particular that iPhone sales weren’t stronger and that Apple’s second-quarter forecast came in lower than analysts expected. During the analyst call, […]


Bank stocks offer some of the best opportunities for investors in years, with Bank of America and others poised to post double-digit gains in the year ahead, well-known analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC on Tuesday. “There’s an incredible growth opportunity within the financials, particularly Bank of America, Citigroup, Discover Financial—and there are others,” Whitney told […]


Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) rose 31 percent in the last calendar year to be one of the best-performing stocks of 2012 and outperform the broad Nasdaq by almost twice the growth. Incredibly, though, by the time the euphoria of the launch of the iPhone 5 in September turned into the very real worry of fiscal cliff-related capital […]


Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not part of the Consumer Electronics Show, but it’s clearly not far from the minds that are focusing on the annual tech gala. According to Insider Monkey, Topeka Capital analyst Brian White told CNBC on Monday that data from the CES gave him even more reason to be bullish on the iPhone […]


Apple will speed up its product upgrade cycle in 2013, giving the company’s beaten down stock a big boost, market experts told CNBC on Monday. “We’re on the cusp of an enormous product upgrade cycle and we think Apple’s earnings are going to be dynamite in the fourth quarter,” said Channing Smith, Portfolio Manager at […]