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Apple, RIM: A Tale Of Two Techs?

Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010 | 5:27 PM ET

Call it a tale of two techs; Apple traded at all-time high on Tuesday; its highest levels since its IPO in December 1980.

Meanwhile, rival Research in Motion suffered a double downgrade on the same day.

Gleacher cut RIM to "Neutral" from "Buy", saying the stock has hit fair value and would struggled due to more competition ahead.

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Meanwhile, CLSA cut RIM shares to "Underperform" from "Buy", saying there's limited upside on the back of RIM's sharp rally since September 1st.



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Should you ride the momentum or buy the laggard and sell the leader?

Apple is the big dog, says Anthony Scaramucci. And I don’t think RIM has seen it’s worst day but longer term I also think RIM has better days to come.

If you’re looking at RIM, I’m inclined to think that its trading on the upper end of its range, says Guy Adami.

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