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Apple has crossed the key $500 a share mark, but Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool, is warning shareholders that the tech giant doesn’t have much further to go.
Apple has crossed the key $500/share mark, but Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool is warning shareholders that the tech giant doesn’t have much further left to go.
U.S. stock index futures edged lower Tuesday after a weaker-than-expected retail sales report and following Moody's ratings downgrade of a handful of euro zone nations.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning's early movers:
Apple said on Monday that a U.S. non-profit labor group has begun an "unprecedented" inspection of working conditions at its main contract manufacturers, including Foxconn's plants in southern China, as the maker of the iPhone continues to grapple with persistent image problems there.
Tech investors have become so enamored of Apple that Doug Kass thinks they're missing some pretty bearish signals.
Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, looks at the big move behind shipping stocks and whether it's already too late to get in. Also, the options action on shipping stocks, with Scott Nations, NationsShares.
Can the market continue to climb without Apple, with Doug Kass, Seabreeze Partners Management. Also, a look for slow money -- consistent dividend growers with safe, attractive yields. And Bank of America continues to speed ahead in 2012, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders.
Stocks kicked off the week on a high note Monday, after Greece's parliament finally gave the green light over the weekend to austerity measures aimed at securing an international bailout package.
Apple shares topped $500 for the first time Monday amid a broad market advance, bringing its market capitalization to just over $460 billion.
The latest surge in Apple's stock is not due to speculation about its next revolutionary product, but rather the possibility of a dividend, or even a share split, traders said.
As Apple reaches the $500/share mark and achieves a market cap of $460 billion, a quick study uncovers an interesting fact: companies that achieve huge market caps don't usually hold them.
Apple has had a nearly $10 billion gain in market cap since Friday. Insight on whether the stock is unstoppable right now, with Peter Misek, Jefferies & Company, and CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Think new gadgets from Apple that could drive chips makers? Either play the thesis with an index, or these stocks which are more levered to Apple.
Although its one of those stocks that “everybody wants to bet against,” Apple is still a fairly priced growth company, chief investment strategist Brian Belski of Oppenheimer told CNBC Monday.
Discussing his prior hold rating and $450 price target on Apple and whether the $500 breakthrough will make Colin Gillis, BGC Financial, change his position on the stock, and the Fast Money traders take a look at the number of retail stocks hitting 52-week highs.
Authorities have seized Apple iPads from retailers in a city in northern China due to a dispute with a domestic company that says it owns the iPad name, an official said Monday. The Chinese company said it is asking for similar action in more than 20 other cities.
Apple is hanging tough right under that key $500 mark. Scott Sutherland, analyst at Wedbush Securities, weighs in.
Google is developing its own branded home entertainment device, according to one new report.
Apple, whose price hit $500 for the first time on Monday, could be the first company ever to reach a trillion dollar valuation.