Here Are the Two Key Numbers from Apple's Earnings Report

The Dow touched 22,000 for the first time on Wednesday after a better-than-expected earnings report from Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) on Tuesday afternoon.

Analysts were skeptical about Apple stock due to the company's anticipated release of the iPhone 8. Rumors had circulated about production delays, and many expected weak sales for existing iPhones as customers waited for the new model.

The report brushed those concerns aside. Apple's revenue was up 7% from the same quarter last year, and net income was up 11.5%.

But those aren't the numbers Money Morning Chief Investment Strategist Keith Fitz-Gerald is focusing on. Keith joined CNBC World's "The Rundown" to tell us his big takeaways from Apple's report:


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