Apple's $147 billion cash pile accounts for 10 percent of overall cash held by U.S. corporates, according to Moody's, up from 9.5 percent in 2012.
Adam Hewison, President & Chief Strategist, INO.com, says solid demand for the iPhone 5S is reason enough to be optimistic about Apple's stock.
Three of the top investors in Microsoft are lobbying the board for Bill Gates to step down as chairman of the software company he co-founded.
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Activist investor Carl Icahn and Apple CEO Tim Cook met for the most anticipated dinner of the season. Kevin Stadtler, Stadtler Capital, shares how investors are feeling after the meeting. "It's good for all Apple shareholders and employees," he says.
Stocks kicked off the first trading day of the month and quarter with modest gains, lifted by an upbeat manufacturing activity report and as investors seemed to shrug off the first partial government shutdown since 1996.
Gene Munster, Piper Jaffray, has an overweight rating on Apple's stock, and Alex Guana, JMP Securities, has a hold. Both make their case for the tech giant.
Take a stroll through the Apple message boards or the tech blogosphere and you'll find no shortage of outrage over the new iOS 7 operating system for iPhones.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn says he's "not going away" when it comes to pushing for an increased Apple stock buyback, following his dinner with CEO Tim Cook.
Carl Icahn says he told Apple CEO Tim Cook that the company's board of directors shouldn't have the last word on the size of a stock buyback.
Carl Icahn talks about his Monday night dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook.
Apple's stock is moving towards its highs of the day after activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted about his meeting with Tim Cook. CNBC's Josh Lipton has the details.
It looks like Apple's CEO Tim Cook is going to be hearing a lot more from activist investor Carl Icahn.
Value investor pioneer Bill Miller—with a hot hand after buying Netflix and Best Buy last year—is now talking up Apple and Microsoft.
Legendary value investor Bill Miller told CNBC the psychology game could change quickly on Apple as it has for some of his recent winners.
Stocks finished sharply lower Monday, as the budget impasse in Washington threatened the first government shutdown in nearly 17 years, but major indexes still capped a rocky month and quarter with robust gains.
About 10.3 million viewers tuned in for the "Breaking Bad" finale, a record. See how the show's creators used social media to fan viewership.
Stocks were off sharply today, and volatility was up, as investors prepared for a possible government shutdown.
There's no denying the tablet market has grown amazingly fast, but some signs point to a slowdown.
Some Apple shareholders are betting that a bigger share buyback program will follow Tim Cook's expected meeting with activist investor Carl Icahn.