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Apple Announces First Weekend iPhone 5 Sales Of 5 Million, Half Off Highest Estimate

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There was much riding on the Apple update for the first weekend sales from the new iPhone 5 and here they are.


This number would be great if only it wasn't 50% off the highest whisper estimate of up to 10 million sales in the weekend. It is also the reason why the stock is now sliding down well over 2%, threatening to light the AAPL hedge fund hotel on fire.


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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:38 | 2823804 vinayjha
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Too much hype by comscore over the weekend that it has beaten all the record. http://www.freefdawatchlist.com/2012/09/stocks-for-sept-24th-aapl-fxe-uup-len.html

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:39 | 2823805 GetZeeGold
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Blue light special......no pushing or shoving.


This is Kmart......there will be order.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:55 | 2823862 LongSoupLine
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Good thing demand is only half with Foxconn burning to the ground...

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:00 | 2823867 GetZeeGold
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When did that happen?


The problem with you is you can't seem to focus......the subject here is AAPL If you want to talk about Fox....wait for Tyler to post it.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:01 | 2823883 LongSoupLine
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well, I meant the riots.  Perhaps I embellished a bit for dramatic effect...blushing

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:02 | 2823891 GetZeeGold
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Sorry Amigo.......OWS is dead.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:08 | 2823912 LongSoupLine
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ummm, I'm a bit confused by your responses regarding "Fox" and "OWS"...you do know what I'm referring to...right?  "Foxconn"


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:15 | 2823929 GetZeeGold
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Yeah......I shifted it.


I'll wait a while.....and let you catch up.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:19 | 2823942 LongSoupLine
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That may take a bit...it's Monday, I'm still drunk, and only have had 1 cup of coffee.

fyi, based on the junks I see on your responses, everyone else hasn't caught up either

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:46 | 2824022 GetZeeGold
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That may take a bit...it's Monday, I'm still drunk, and only have had 1 cup of coffee.


Sorry.....I wasn't aware.


fyi, based on the junks


I always wear full body armour on Mondays.......didn't notice.



Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:01 | 2824075 ParkAveFlasher
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I've been steadily green arrowing GZG. 

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:11 | 2824116 kridkrid
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He's funny. Constant sarcasm isn't everyone's cup of tea. Works for me.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:18 | 2823939 GetZeeGold
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Then you're in full tilt retard.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:41 | 2824226 monkeyboy
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So APPL's not going to a TRILLION???

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:39 | 2823806 SheepRevolution
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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:41 | 2823811 Stoploss
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I saw the new Galaxy S3 commercial last night.

AAPL gots trouble..

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:43 | 2823818 GetZeeGold
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I saw it and I bought it.........ROCKS!!!

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:57 | 2824049 TWSceptic
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It's still a cheap plastic South Korean copycat without style.


I got the 5, it's simply the best smartphone ever. Haters gonna hate.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:16 | 2824129 ParkAveFlasher
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I totally don't hate you, I just think you're a shmuck.  Like a nerd just, not actually intelligent.

You care about a phone that tells you when, where, and how to shit. 

I get the free phone with the plan and spend the $400 on pussy. 

edit: I get the free phone with the plan and spend the $400 on pussy or .9999 silver.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 18:41 | 2826067 AldousHuxley
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apple "invented" smartphones like columbus "discovered" America with "Indians".


the chipset, LCD panel, etc....all created by Asian R&D centers


apple just puts shit together in a nice box and had steve jobs douche bag tell fanboys that they are gods.


pretty soon, when the Asians do their own global marketing and sales (not that hard compared to R&D engineering)....then Apple will proably just run over to government for bailout or sales just like most of Fortune 500.


even fucking drone tech was hacked by shithole Iran. Country lagging in technology soon becomes just another museum tourist destination for richer citizens.


value chain:

Raw commodity export --> cheap labor --> skilled manufacturing --> R&D OEM --> Global marketing and sales channel --> Global brand --> Tourist Destination --> Raw commodity export





Mon, 09/24/2012 - 11:58 | 2824548 Colonel Klink
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Just remove the C from your user name and I think you pretty much nailed it.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:47 | 2823829 spastic_colon
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time to change all of the economic reports to include Samsung [sarc sorta]

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:48 | 2823835 GetZeeGold
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Everything I own is made by Samsung.......maybe I should buy it.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 18:44 | 2826080 AldousHuxley
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In Korea, you don't own Samsung, Samsung owns you.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:53 | 2823841 EscapeKey
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Well, personally I'm waiting for availability of the Goophone I5:


Problem with Samsung's S3 is that with cheap androids such as those above, margins will race towards zero very, very quickly.

edit - not forgetting their awesome tagline; "This changes anything. Again."

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:55 | 2823856 kridkrid
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I saw an iPhone 5 commercial last night and thought ruh-roh. It was showing me the mechanics of my thumb and my thumb's ability to traverse a space slightly larger than the space previously represented by the screen size of the iPhone 4. It almost seemed like parody, but it wasn't. It was a white flag. The Fonz is in midair and happy days are/is behind us.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:18 | 2823943 Spastica Rex
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I can't wait to hear the air go out of this balloon.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:44 | 2824024 kridkrid
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Until you realize that AAPL is nothing more than a metaphor... Or even then, I suppose... But schadenfreude is better enjoyed when the whole world isn't burning down.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:01 | 2824078 kridkrid
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TWSkeptic didn't like your post. Shruggs shoulders.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:45 | 2824239 dobermangang
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That Samsung commercial was hilarious.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:43 | 2823817 neptunium
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<---------------- AAPL market cap stable 

<---------------- AAPL down ~20% by Q1 2013


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:44 | 2823822 spastic_colon
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looks like the CPI reports may have a problem....appears that extra line of icons won't be enough to keep it in check, let's be clear, the only reason these new igadget releases are useful is for TPTB to be able to control the CPI

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:44 | 2823823 Debtonation
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When is the iPhone 6 coming out?  I can't wait any longer!

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:46 | 2823831 Cursive
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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:52 | 2823852 EscapeKey
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Krugman's next article will surely highlight how awesome the economy would perform, would Apple release a new iPhone every 3 days.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:20 | 2823951 Spastica Rex
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As I've said, drop iPhones out of helicopters.

Pad the boxes.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:58 | 2823872 LongSoupLine
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Soon...It'll be called the Foxconn 1.  Mail order it from Brazil.  /sarc (sort of)/

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:44 | 2823824 RobinHood73
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Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:01 | 2823882 DougM
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Put your money where your mouth is pussyboy. 

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:05 | 2823902 slaughterer
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I am short AAPL since 703.80 last Friday. 

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:19 | 2823945 GetZeeGold
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Put your money where your mouth is pussyboy.


That's gonna leave a mark.


Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:16 | 2823933 FubarNation
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My vote is for US Bonds but what do I know.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:45 | 2823827 Cursive
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Maybe if the 5 was 20% heavier than the 4S, it would have sold 10M units.  A $700 stock that's subject to the changing and whimsical tastes of the public.  What could go wrong?

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:50 | 2823839 LawsofPhysics
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yes, a toymaker with this kind of "valuation".  I'll only add that you are also talking about a public with increasing less purchasing power as the entire world is now playing a fiat game.  No currency is backed by gold, hence, everyone wouldbe wise to turn all paper promises into something of physical value.  Remind me, what's value of the ithingy when the power, internet, and cellular network all go down again?

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:51 | 2823845 laomei
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An ever less-effective paperweight.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:21 | 2824157 ParkAveFlasher
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I'm still waiting for you to send me my Foxconn application, laomei. 

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 09:23 | 2823967 Spastica Rex
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What's the value of the "C" on a Coach bag?

Stupid is as stupid does, luckily for the marketeers.

Mon, 09/24/2012 - 10:19 | 2824146 AlaricBalth
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Amen SR.
And who the hell is Christian Louboutin? My fiancé went to Bal Harbour on Saturday and came home with a pair of shoes that cost 1/3 of an ounce of gold. For shoes!!! Geez...I still wear a pair of Sperry Top-siders that are older than her. Then she put her new shoes on with some fishnet stockings and a mini skirt, and all was right in the world.

What a sap. I'm so easily manipulated.

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