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Today's Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Earnings Preview

In the middle of earnings season, Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) is claiming center stage as it readies to release its fourth-quarter results after the closing bell today (Monday).

Apple stock is up 0.5% at $528.34 today, having risen nearly 25% since its last earnings report, and today's results will include the initial impact of the company's latest iPhone and iPad release. AAPL is trading in a 52-week range of $3.85 to $614.00 and at about 13 times forward earnings.

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Stock Market News Today: Big Day for Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Merck (NYSE: MRK)

Stock Market News Today, Oct. 28: Stocks are weighed in morning trade, reversing out of earlier gains as investors are hit with a disappointing report on pending home sales despite a more positive report on industrial production.

Pending home sales slid 5.6% in September to the lowest level in nine months, likely weighed by higher housing prices and higher interest rates.

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The Carl Icahn Letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook

Writing p>Legendary hedge fund manager Carl Icahn is ramping up the pressure on Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) to greatly accelerate its share buyback efforts.

Icahn has been pushing Apple CEO Tim Cook to buy back more shares with its giant $147 billion pile of cash since mid-summer. Last month, Icahn had dinner with Cook to make his case personally.

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Why the Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Stock Price Will Double from Here

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I have such an intense enthusiasm for Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) that my collection of the company's products sounds a lot like the lyrics of a famous Christmas song: five iPhones, four wireless routers, three MacBooks, two Apple TVs, and one pair of iPads.

And while my love for the company's products is great, and would certainly be a factor, I can assure you that my analysis of the profit potential posed by Apple stock will be like any other recommendation I make - completely objective.

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Is Apple Stock A Buy?


Our Shah Gilani was right on target when he picked Apple on July 23 on Fox Business’ “Varney & Co.” Since then the stock has soared 19%. Now he tells “Varney & Co.” why he thinks it’s a great idea to keep buying more……

Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) Stock Hits $500 Thanks to Carl Icahn

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Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) stock hit about $500 a share today (Wednesday) - a level not seen since January - and some option traders might want to send Carl Icahn a fruit basket...

You see, Tuesday afternoon, in a single tweet, the legendary 77-year-old activist investor added more than $17.26 billion to Apple's market cap. At 2:21 p.m., pre-tweet, AAPL stock was trading at $475. Following the tweet, shares shot up to $494, before settling the day at $489.57.

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Obama Brings the Stick to Apple-Samsung Patent War

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President Barack Obama added an unexpected twist to the patent wars when he took the extraordinarily rare step of vetoing the International Trade Commission's own trade sanctions against Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) last week.

The trade commission had ruled that Apple violated some of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd's patents, and the commission was set to ban outright several key Apple products, such as the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and the iPad 2 and 3G models - all sold by AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), among others.

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Five Reasons Apple Stock is a Buy

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With Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) bears feeling vindicated by the company's fall from grace and shares hovering in the $400 range, it might sound like a stretch to say Apple stock is a buy.

But given all that's happened, AAPL at $400 is a better deal than it may appear.

"It's obviously been hit, but it's bounced. It's held up," said Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani. Pointing to the recent volatility in the markets, Gilani said, "The markets have been hit really hard and Apple has held up beautifully."

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Shah Gilani: Why Apple Stock Is Still a Winner

shah-apple Despite Apple stock recently taking a hit, Money Morning's Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani appeared on FOX Business' "Varney & Co." to explain why Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL ) is still a winner. He emphasizes the positive impact of Apple's cash flow on Apple stock.

Also, hear Shah's simple explanation of how Apple's bond offering is actually going to be a positive for Apple stock, as he breaks down complicated financial metrics and accounting rules for viewers.

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Apple: Don't Hate the Player, Hate the Game

Hauling Apple's CEO Tim Cook to Washington last week to get berated in front of a Congressional committee was sadly nothing more than typical DC kabuki theater.

Corporations have been using similar tax dodges for decades and Congress has always harrumphed and looked the other way. Perhaps because real tax reform would have real consequences?

If Congress actually has the nerve to grab some sketchy offshore corporate revenue, you need to know what it means for your stocks.

Read on and I'll tell you...