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Post-split Apple [AAPL] trades today, and other Monday fun

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2014 – As of a bit after 8 this morning EDT, all standard market indicators, including the Dow, the S&P 500, and the NASDAQ will have a weak open this morning, which is not atypical for Blue Mondays, particularly during the summer. That said, signals from a number of the services we ...

Apple ‘Beats’ averages, gets set for 7 for 1 split, Dr. Dre

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2013 – Markets are a bit wobbly this morning, which is the final trading day of not-so-merry “sell in May.” Except for one thing. Even as the Maven was doing precisely that for much of the month, all averages continued to crank relentlessly upward, albeit on low, low volume. And then there’s ...

Apple acquisition Beats analysts, analysts trash Apple stock

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2014 – Apple’s stock (AAPL), after soaring over 50 points as excitement over its impending stock split caught fire, took it on the ear Friday by announcing the kind of acquisition everyone supposedly wanted. The computer-telecom-entertainment giant was allegedly prepared to pay some $3.2 billion to acquire privately-held Beats Electronics LLC, a ...

Massive Apple stock split, earnings beat – sends after hours shock through markets

CUPERTINO, Calif., April 23, 2014 – Apple (AAPL) shocked complacent traders after today’s close by declaring a massive 7 for 1 stock split and reporting a big second quarter earnings beat. Completely unexpected by financial pundits, Apple’s announced stock split is being characterized as one of the biggest in the S&P 500’s recent history, leading ...

Fire TV: Amazon reveals Android-based set top box

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 – While details are still a little sketchy, Amazon announced this morning its newest hardware product, a long rumored set top box dubbed “Fire TV.” Unlike the somewhat larger Apple TV and Roku STBs, and unlike the minimalist Google Chromecast dongle, this smallish new black box packs a quad core processor ...