Earlier this week I wrote about the psychological challenges that Apple shareholders face. I also discussed the evolution of Apple’s “i” gadgets — the iPod, iPhone and iPad — and how they have created an ecosystem unlike those of other technology companies. Apple’s ecosystem is an important and durable competitive advantage; it creates a tangible switching [...]
So many articles have been written recently about Apple — defending it or explaining why this glorious fruit will turn into a shriveling pumpkin by midnight (with Samsung’s help) — that I really haven’t felt the need to contribute to the unending debate. But then Apple’s stock crashed to $450 last month, and we bought a [...]
I was on Yahoo! Breakout with terrific Jeff Macke discussing Apple ….
I own Microsoft (MSFT) stock, and I do believe it is one of the steals of the century. But when I read that the code name for a phone, that is supposed to capture the days of glory from Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone, is “Pink,” I lose some of my faith in the company. I know it [...]
I talked to Jim Ellis at BusinessWeek about my book Active Value Investing (here is a link to the video). As you will see, if you tie my hand I’d go mute. At about the same time I talked to TheStreet.com (here is a link to the video) about Apple (AAPL) and Jackson Hewitt (JTX). [...]
In this fund video interview with TheStreet.com I talk about why I donâ€™t think Apple (AAPL) is a buy, why I love Jackson Hewitt (JTX) and my book Active Value Investing.
This is an excerpt from a comment I read on Daily Speculation. It is such a common misperception that I had to write a response: “Great stocks [Google, Apple] are to be owned. Companies who dominate their space are to be kept and allowed to grow. Those who have built fantastic franchise names should be [...]