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Can AAPL Get to $1 Trillion Market Cap on Apple Watch Sales?

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The arrival of the Apple Watch poses one huge question - will it make Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) the first $1 trillion company?

Sales of the Apple Watch could make or break AAPL's growth targets.

Find out if the Apple Watch will take the company to historic highs...

How to Know When to Buy Apple Stock – and When to Sell (Nasdaq: AAPL)

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Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock is up more than 66% over the past year and more than 15% just in 2015.

Yet the arrival of the next Apple hit - the Apple Watch - has forced analysts to recalibrate their AAPL price targets again.

While it looks like a good time to buy AAPL stock - how can investors know for sure? And that begs another question: How do you know when to sell a high-flyer like Apple?

To learn how to maximize your gains in Apple stock, watch this video.

Apple Watch Could Be the iPad of 2015

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Monday's presentation by Apple boss Tim Cook revealed that the Apple Watch is a less useful, less compelling, and less user friendly version of the iPhone. But people also sniggered at the iPad back in 2010, when it wasn't clear why users would want a device that was less useful than a laptop and had less connectivity than a mobile phone.

Avid fans flocked to the iPad nonetheless, and they'll probably drive demand for the watch - meaning Apple's unusual dual stature as the biggest cap company on the planet and a doyenne of hipsters will remain intact.

How the Apple Watch Will Be the Biggest Gold Price Catalyst of 2015

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The biggest gold price catalyst of 2015 will be Apple Inc.'s (Nasdaq: AAPL) new Watch.

The high-end version of the Apple Watch launched officially today (Monday). It will have a case made of 18-karat solid gold and cost as much as $10,000.

And Apple thinks it's going to sell a boatload of them.

Dow Jones Industrial Average History: Why AAPL Just Became Worthy

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In the 128-year Dow Jones Industrial Average history, components have changed only 53 times.

Today (Friday) the iconic index announced its 54th Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) will replace AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T) on March 19.

AAPL - the most valuable company in the world with a market cap of $732 billion - has long been considered for addition to the Dow.

But there's a good reason why Apple is only just now becoming part of the Dow 30...

Why the Apple Dividend Will Go Up at Least 10% Next Month (AAPL)

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The Apple dividend is getting a fat raise in April.

In fact, Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) is almost sure to raise its dividend at least 10%.

How can investors be so sure that the AAPL dividend is getting hiked next month? Well, the company has promised to raise its dividend every year. And it has gotten into the habit of doing so every April.

As for the 10% hike, it's all in these numbers...

How to Tell If a Stock Hitting Yearly Highs Is Still a "Buy"

With many companies at fresh 52-week highs, investors may question the wisdom of putting more money to work. The fear is that a stock tapping new higher prices could be ready for a fall.

So what do you do when a stock is near its yearly highs? It is a bad time to open a new position or add to an existing one? Or do you sell and take profits?

We've got the answers. Here's exactly how to tell if a stock hitting yearly highs is still a "buy"...

When Will Apple Be Worth a Trillion Dollars?

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Investors are asking, "When will Apple be worth a trillion dollars?" Not "if."

That's because Apple stock has already shot up 20% this year. It would need another 30% to hit that magic number.

Why These Apple Stock Predictions Are Still Too Low

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While making Apple stock predictions isn't necessarily easy, most analysts are still aiming too low.

Analysts just never seem to catch up to the reality of the Apple juggernaut. And though many have raised their Apple stock price predictions in recent weeks, they're still not as high as they should be.

In fact, 22 of the current Apple stock predictions are lower than the AAPL stock price today. Even the consensus price target is just $123.41.

With Apple stock clearly headed to $170, these analysts have to be leaving something big out of their calculations...

U.S. Stock Futures Down Slightly as Big Money Leaves Apple Stock

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U.S. stock futures for Wednesday, Feb. 18 were down 20 points from yesterday's close as investors seek clarity on the Greek debt situation.

This morning, investors will be looking ahead to this afternoon, when the Federal Reserve will release minutes from its January meeting. The focus will center on whether the FOMC has changed any language of its policy statements to hint a sooner-than-expected interest-rate increase.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Wednesday...

Why an Apple Stock Price of $170 a Share Is Justified (AAPL)

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When the Apple stock price broke past $120.28 earlier this month, it gave the tech giant a valuation of more than $700 billion.

That promptly set off speculation of if or when Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) could reach a market cap of $1 trillion, which would require an AAPL stock price of a little over $170 a share.
Money Morning Defense & Tech Strategist Michael Robinson believes the Apple stock price will hit that target - and should.

In this video, Robinson explains why he's still as bullish on Apple stock as ever.

Even with Apple Stock Price at Record Levels, It's Still a Good Time to Buy

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The Apple stock price continues to surge to new highs with the company's seemingly bottomless bag of tricks.

But at this point some investors may be wondering if it's too late to jump on the Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) bandwagon.After all, AAPL stock gained more than 62% in 2014 and another 16% in the first six weeks of 2015.

Yet Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald thinks buying Apple stock even at these levels is worth serious consideration. In this video, he explains why...

Dow Futures Today Flat as Russian Ceasefire and Greek Debt Talks Falter

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Dow futures today were flat this morning compared to the Dow close on Friday.
This morning the DJIA will be keeping an eye on events in Europe, as geopolitical concerns threaten a sustained rally for equities markets.

Here's what else you should know about the stock market today - including your "Money Morning Tip of the Day" - to make it a profitable Tuesday...

How Our Top Stocks to Invest in Have Done in 2015

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Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock broke into our list of the top stocks to invest in today.

There are of course no surprises there. It really was a matter of time before the cash-rich, high-margin tech giant emerged as a leader in our diverse mix of 2015 stock picks.

And don't worry about AAPL stock being overvalued, there's still room for this tech juggernaut to soar...

Dear Money Managers: Not Buying AAPL Stock Is "Financial Suicide"

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Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock has been grabbing a lot of headlines.

Just look at its market cap. And its cash holdings. It's a juggernaut in every sense and definitely a buy.

Here's why not investing in Apple stock is "financial suicide..."

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