quote: A year ago, Apple enjoyed a 44.7 percent margin, but in the last quarter that figure had slid to 38.6 percent. Apple managed a record profit, but only by growing sales volume.
quote: Apple's problem is that while the ASP has remained the same, demand is decreasing. Their market share is slipping while Samsung's is increasing.Tablets are also becoming commodity items so the profit is drying up quickly.
quote: You mean most profitable behind Exxon/Mobil and Chevron, right?
quote: I hold shares of both Google and Apple, but I haven't been adding to my Google holdings lately. I've bought more Apple. Because when everyone tells you nothing can go wrong, something always does.
quote: The point being made is that while Google is firing on all pistons, Apple is fluttering.
quote: Do you intentionally ignore reality or are you just too stupid to see it?