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AAPL Breaks $600 The Wrong Way

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UPDATE: AAPL $585 -3% at one-month lows

Volume picking up rapidly as the hedge fun horde starts to find exit doors are smaller than they hoped for...

Gap fill?

 


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Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:53 | Link to Comment battle axe
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About time...

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:57 | Link to Comment SilverTree
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Turn that frown upside-down.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:58 | Link to Comment Levadiakos
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My shrinkwrapped mini-van reads: "I Buy Cash"

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:01 | Link to Comment GetZeeGold
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iStops.....hit.

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:05 | Link to Comment I think I need ...
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i actually went right to ebay this morning sold an ounce of gold to pick up nokia shares

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:06 | Link to Comment Oh regional Indian
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Nice one GetZ.

iSaw

iCut

iRan

ori

/stream-of-consciousnesstwo/

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:22 | Link to Comment Comay Mierda
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wait for AAPL to retest 600 then pile on iShorts and iPuts.  this phucker will fall hard, lots of gaps to fill

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:29 | Link to Comment A_S
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you might be underestimating the bubble pattern

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:32 | Link to Comment The Big Ching-aso
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"Bob, your portfolio thanks to AAPL has never looked better."

"You mean better since 2008?"

"No, I mean since yesterday."

"I keep forgetting this is a long term investment."

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:51 | Link to Comment NumberNone
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And i was one of the one's that openly mocked the famed 29 year trend line that Apple crossed.  Must follow the 29 year trend line...

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/aapls-29-year-trend-line-signalling-correction

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:13 | Link to Comment Cast Iron Skillet
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It's a ballroom blitz!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:53 | Link to Comment Ted Baker
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NEXT LEVEL 450$ A PIECE

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:59 | Link to Comment Levadiakos
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$590 at year end. dead munney

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:08 | Link to Comment DormRoom
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Feel sorry for all the retails who bought in believing the hype as the hedgefunds were exiting.

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:10 | Link to Comment Levadiakos
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The HF are in deep. This is the last single stock name satnding for the retail investor. If retail isn't buying who is the HF going to sell to? 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:05 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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A Slice, Sir Issac already proved this theory. Apples never fall up.

I liked AAPL when she was slow and steady back in the day, predictability is all gone.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:06 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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iMarginCall

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:08 | Link to Comment Oh regional Indian
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I looked at Apple at $12 Dollars in 99, thought, hmmmmmm....no I'll buy WEBVAN!!!!!

And that is what I did.

The rest, is hisandherstory

ori

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:17 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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Cool.. AAPL has been very good to my family, but we bailed out right after '08 along with our CAT after it topped at $113.00, never looked back.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:32 | Link to Comment graymnzrc
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That looks like about 420ish$ to fill that gap.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:53 | Link to Comment LawsofPhysics
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Volume coming back today?  (Scramble, scramble, shuffle, shuffle)

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:55 | Link to Comment X.inf.capt
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this is not good...

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:20 | Link to Comment prains
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snAPPL

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 03:09 | Link to Comment Sokhmate
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diet, please.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:55 | Link to Comment Diet Coke and F...
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Bullish for... What?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:14 | Link to Comment Id fight Gandhi
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Aapl is like the whole damn market. At least the Nasdaq.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:55 | Link to Comment WoodMizer
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I was wondering why the nasdaq reversed so quickly this morning

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:54 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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Oh my and just when everyone had $1,000 baked-in?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:01 | Link to Comment blu
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If you are not bullish on Apple then you are not bullish on America.  /s

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:07 | Link to Comment Cast Iron Skillet
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ummm ... not bullish on China, where the things are made.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:54 | Link to Comment SHEEPFUKKER
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Retail sales up, AAPL down.  LOL!!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:03 | Link to Comment Bodhi
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Apple IS retail.  Who buys anything except for iPads or iPhones anyway?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:54 | Link to Comment Bicycle Repairman
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Ship.  Sinking.  Rats. Exit.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 09:58 | Link to Comment Debtless
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Appleicious.

iPopped.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:23 | Link to Comment IToldYouSo
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iGiggled (alot)

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:00 | Link to Comment insanelysane
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Taxes due tomorrow, need to raise cash today.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:01 | Link to Comment Levadiakos
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Sell in May.........Oh wait!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:00 | Link to Comment jay28elle
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Red delicious aapl today.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:02 | Link to Comment GrinandBearit
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$100 stock, at best.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:02 | Link to Comment Everybodys All ...
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this one is ripe. Might even be the one problem that Bernanke can't overcome no matter how much of our money he spends propping this crap up.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:04 | Link to Comment Seasmoke
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hopefully Steve Jobs will come back and save them again

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:08 | Link to Comment Cast Iron Skillet
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Zombie!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 20:12 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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iGhost?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:03 | Link to Comment EscapeKey
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Still not sure why anyone willingly buys those closed-platform overpriced devices.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:05 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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Now that ZH has had its maximum Schadenfreudemoment, time to buy AAPL at $585. 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:11 | Link to Comment jcaz
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Ya, catch that falling knife- go ahead....

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:24 | Link to Comment slaughterer
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I did...

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 13:07 | Link to Comment fuu
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Good luck on the BAC like bounce.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:13 | Link to Comment fuu
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I'm still bullish on Schadenfruede.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:25 | Link to Comment Scalaris
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I don't know, I'm thinking that the January-April share price movement was somewhat "unorganic", so I'm guessing that it might be trading around $540-$550 as a floor if there's another market capitulation due to Eurozone bearishness around July-August, but it might be short-lived due to the revealing of the new iPhone, MacBook Pro line etc, where the share price will be, and I'm guessing again, trading at levels considerably higher than $600.

The above speculation does not take into consideration any further monetary easing market pump by unkle Ben.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:07 | Link to Comment Race Car Driver
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See: Ed Bernays

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:03 | Link to Comment I Am Not a Copp...
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It may turn into a Great White concert

 

Yes I know that is completely tasteless - sorry in advance

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:05 | Link to Comment Ayn Rand
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This can't be.   Just last week Jim Cramer said to buy, buy, buy.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:24 | Link to Comment CPL
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There just aren't enough shoes to throw at the TV.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:28 | Link to Comment Downtoolong
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Then it definitely is.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:31 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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I read the first 3 chapters of Jim Cry-mores book "Getting back to zero" and I don't get it? I want a refund.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:06 | Link to Comment fuu
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GOOGAPPLE waning.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:11 | Link to Comment blu
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I felt a great disturbance in the Force! As if a million hedge fund managers cried out in fear and went silent.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:14 | Link to Comment fuu
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We'll never be that lucky.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:05 | Link to Comment PaperBear
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New Jose Escamilla Film… “UFO: The Greatest Story Ever Denied”… A Next Step in Disclosure?

So far watched 1h20m of this 1h43m video.

“ “The US Airforce assures me that UFO’s pose no threat to National Security.” – President John F. Kennedy. -- They NEVER said they don’t exist.”

6m25s “The Disclosure Project: Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 – sixth man on the moon, Colonel Philip J. Corso, Head of Foreign Technology - The Pentagon, Astronaut Gordon Cooper.”

7m32s “Houston, this is Discovery – we still have the alien spacecraft under observance.”

8m00s “The nations of the world will unite, for the next war will be an interplanetary war. The nations of the earth must someday make a common front against attack by people from other planets.” General Douglas MacArthur – October 8, 1955.

24m “Scott Carpenter – Mercury 7 Astronaut.”

37m20s “And these are folks who have been involved in so called ‘black’ budget or covert unacknowledged projects … and they are sitting on technologies that can change the world forever.”

38m20s “They have been first hand witnesses to some of the most important events in history of the human race.”

39m10s “I have personally briefed a sitting director of Central Intelligence, James Woolsey, President Clinton’s first CIA director. I have personally briefed the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, the head of Intelligence Joint Staff.”

41m25s “Governments must never lie to the people.” – Absolutely agree.

49m05s Is that video of an actual crash ? We hear the sound of final impact with the ground but how far away from the location is the filming position because there was hardly any delay between sight and sound ? Unless the sound was

55m45s “We are not in Kansas any longer.” – He’s got that right.

59m Mars: “Rectangular and other patterns.” - Uniform enough to be artificial ?

1h2m5s “By the way, we’ve discovered a base on the back side of the moon.”

1h5m “The Horizon Lunar Outpost Project 1959.”

1h7m30s “I wouldn’t believe this even if it were real.”

1h7m55s “38 levels above TOP SECRET, the highest is COSMIC, President of the USA #17 level. Only 25 people have been cleared to the #38 level. No president has been cleared for COSMIC level.”

1h9m5s “President Eisenhower … realised he was losing control.”

1h10m30s “National Reconnaissance Office” – combining the CIA and Department of Defense.

1h11m05s “Alien Contact Intelligence Organisation.”

1h13m “if people find out what we’ve done, they’ll chase us down the street and lynch us.” George Herbert Walker Bush.

1h15m55s “Gordon Creighton, Military Intelligence – Ministry of Defense: Measures have been taken by agencies to terminate people who appear to be inconvenient or troublesome through knowing too much.”

1h17m “Secretary of Defense James Forrestal commits suicide… leaped from the 16th floor of the naval hospital in Bethesda.”

1h19m “National Security Council, National Security Planning Group – no Congressional oversight.”

1h35m50s “Senator Daniel Inouye: A shadowy government with it’s own airforce, it’s own navy, it’s own fund raising mechanism and the ability to pursue it’s own ideas of national interest, free from all checks and balances and free from the law itself.”

It is time for the human race to wake up and take down the enemy within.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:20 | Link to Comment MachoMan
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So is that where all the gold in fort knox went, space?  We can't tells nobody cause the aliens 'll get us?

Eisenhower was losing control to the MIC...  I see nothing to suggest the MIC's expansion is anything other than a natural progression of the dance between self interest and collusion.  If he never had clearance to know about aliens, then how would he know that he was losing control to an apparatus pertaining to our involvement with them.

In the end, the desperate human requirement to believe in a higher power leads us to not only god, but aliens as well...  (it also causes us to overshoot in our projections of the power and influence of the MIC as well as its ability to control the general environment).  Fortunately or unfortunately, it's just us.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 20:16 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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Any intelligent life out there is doing the most intelligent thing:  Avoiding us like the plague!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:22 | Link to Comment LongSoupLine
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Papa bear,

Some advice. If you're going to hijack a thread, do it with grace and quick summary format. Finally, never...and I mean never, hijack a thread whose subject matter is the welcome bashing of AAPL.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:29 | Link to Comment PaperBear
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Wrong thread ... wrong life ... oops, end of life.

I'll watch out for a more appropriate threaad in future.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 16:04 | Link to Comment AustriAnnie
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The Krugman bashing articles might be more appropriate.  Krugman and aliens.  They have a thing, apparently.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:28 | Link to Comment Money 4 Nothing
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Right Church, wrong Pew..  GW's thread is that a-way >>>>>>>>>>

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:14 | Link to Comment Catullus
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#ref.

But that have a huge cash horde that positively no one in DC is chomping at the bit to extract from them.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:18 | Link to Comment MFL8240
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More news from the casino.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:18 | Link to Comment navy62802
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BATS must be gearing up for another IPO. :-P

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:23 | Link to Comment midgetrannyporn
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Only insiders are smart enough to sell at $600+. CALpers will wait to sell until it hits three fiddy ($3.50).

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:18 | Link to Comment SheepDog-One
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What about the Jews??

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:25 | Link to Comment CPL
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April 10th call while arguing with some dumb cocksucker on here abotu Apple Value...whatever the fuck that is.  I'm standing by it.

 

It'll float down to 550 over the next two weeks.

Stay for a week in ranged trading  <-- central banks intervene here

 

If they don't intervene:

Drop to 280 for a day the algos kick in and bring it to proper valuation of around 87 dollars.

Then the lawyers come out of nowhere and sue the company to around 3.87, like the last four times in it's history.

 

If they do intervene:

Rise to 780 per share, no dividend offered for another ten years.

8 dollars per gallon in the US, 9.76 for Diesel.  Market crashes anyways because no one can afford to drive anywhere unless using a moped.

 

 

Apple simply cannot, has not, will not stand on it's own without the central banks using it as a market anchor.  In engineering it's called a single point of failure.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:57 | Link to Comment DCFusor
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+++++

Short aapl since 630.  Yeee-haaaaw.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:58 | Link to Comment MeanReversion
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 While I'm neutral to negative on Apple, your 'analysis' is a beacon of idiocy.  

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:10 | Link to Comment CPL
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It's still right on the money now isn't it?

 

And that's all that matters with stocks.

 

BEING RIGHT = BEING RICH.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:45 | Link to Comment MeanReversion
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You're right about half baked crackpot analysis? You should throw in the Bavarian Illuminati, the NWO, the Bilderbergs, Freemasons and the Pythagorean theorem into your stupid analysis, might as well.

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:37 | Link to Comment Levadiakos
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 St. Malachy, (d. 1148) Irish Bishop and Seer, produced an accurate list of future popes which began with Pope Celestine II in the year 1143. His list consists of a single line which gives a clue to the characteristics of each pope. From this list of 112 popes there is to be just one more after Pope Benedict XVI. 

 

Pope Benedict XVI Celebrates 85th Birthday



ABC News (blog)‎ - 3 hours ago  Pope Benedict XVI is now the oldest pope in the past 109 years and...

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 14:06 | Link to Comment CPL
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Enjoy your bag holding for nothing chump, I'm glad you are here though.  Otherwise I wouldn't have anyone to take money from.

 

My call is based on what my Algo box tells me, which point blank says apple is fucked.  I trade on the same information everyone else is privy to.  Want to see revised numbers from the April 10th call.  I know you are staring at your "value" turnign into dust and you are probably too stupid to have a stop loss on your purchase.

 

So I'll hazard a guess you have lock jaw.  You are unable to sell because you "hope" on "faith" it'll get back to a level you can recoup whatever from your lousy entry.  You are also probably stupid enough to follow with that tired retail idea of averaging down...for what..averaging right into the poor house.

Here's a tip.  Get 3 grand and rent an Algo trading box for a year and take the training.  Life gets much easier after that instead of "value" investing.  LOL!  I have some valuable BreX stock you can own, next to my Tyco stock.

 

AAPL Optics as of 2pm EST April 16th 2012

 

PRICE        586.34, -18.89 pts (-3.1%), Monday 16 Apr 2012, 1:55 pm ET (15-20 min delayed)
-9, excessive down from yesterday's close, expect to pause/stop.
Daily typical price range from yesterday's close : ± 9.38 pts, ± 1.6%
   1.5x: ± 14.07 pts, ± 2.4%
   2x:    ± 18.76 pts, ± 3.2%
86% of the time a stock's intraday price remains within the 2x range.

VOLUME        26.18mil shares, +161% compared to typical volume of 10.05mil by 1:55 pm ET (15-20 min delayed).

High Volume alert!
Typical daily volume is 17.03mil shares over the past 6 months.

Probability - Intermediate trend bearish, Unsustainable uptrend, may turn sideways.
    Confirmation - Strong bearish 3 day chart pattern with Extreme 3 day distribution.
    Confirmation - Extreme bearish 1 day moneyflow
    Confirmation - CONFIRMED breakdown below 591.41, no support in area just below.

RESISTANCE/SUPPORT       

586.34, just below support, 601.2 ± 9.62, type single, strength 8
Resistance Above : +2.5% at 601.2 ± 9.62, type single, strength 8
Support Below : -7.2% at 544 ± 8.7, type single, strength 8

Support

over

+2.5% at 601.2 ± 9.62, type single, strength 8
+7.8% at 631.8 ± 10.11, type single, strength 8

under

-7.2% at 544 ± 8.7, type single, strength 8
-14.5% at 501.6 ± 8.03, type single, strength 8
-21.6% at 459.6 ± 7.35, type single, strength 1
-23.7% at 447.5 ± 7.16, type single, strength 1
-27.9% at 422.5 ± 6.76, type triple+, strength 10
-31.5% at 401.9 ± 6.43, type triple+, strength 10
-33.9% at 387.8 ± 6.2, type triple, strength 9
-36.9% at 370.3 ± 5.92, type double, strength 10

 

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:34 | Link to Comment TWSceptic
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The fundamentals are still pretty good for Apple I believe, but I wouldn't be a buyer at this price, too much risk involved.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:54 | Link to Comment IAmNotMark
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Let's see...fundamentals check:

Overseas slave labor getting restless?  Check!

Company driving visionary dead? Check!

A half-dozen profitable toys to sell?  Check!

Insane bubble in stock?  Check!

Company based in a basketcase state?  Check!

Am I missing anything?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:07 | Link to Comment TWSceptic
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1) they still need those jobs

2) so far Tim Cook has done just fine, Apple has been doing fine, and it's not like suddenly all creativity is gone or something. It was teamwork and still is

3) Apple TV may take over a large part of the TV market

4) The thing about a bubble is, you never really know for sure if you're actually in one

5) I'm sure this is not what makes the difference for Apple

6) Yes: it's still a company that produces quality products with high satisfaction among their customer base. Growth is still possible based on that if they can keep innovating. The things you mentioned could be said about almost any other tech company.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:24 | Link to Comment Wixard
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apple TV will fail, similar things have been tried before and the cost that's going to be required upfront to the consumer won't be justifiable.There's no way.

 

http://thewizardscastle.blogspot.com/

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 14:43 | Link to Comment theprofromdover
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Apple TV will not fail. You are confusing conventional TV with the TV of the future.

The kids of today don't watch TV at all, they use You-Tube and Visio and anything else that their peers suggest to them.

I betcha Apple has that figured out; just like I-tunes, they'll tie up all old broadcasts into a licence deal, and squeeze the advertisers, and make a whole new fortune.

$600, try $1,500 if the markets are still standing in 2 years -by then they will be forced to break themselves up.

Moi, I don't own a single Apple product ('cept I-Player Pro)

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:41 | Link to Comment MeanReversion
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Apple is too expensive for the average retail investor.  There are a very small percentage of retail accounts holding Apple directly (i.e., not via ETFs or funds).

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:44 | Link to Comment tahoebumsmith
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For those watching AAPL begin its capitulation here's my advice. Relax and calm down to a nice movie from NFLX and a soothing cup of coffee from GMCR... LOL CAPITUBITCHEZ...

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:52 | Link to Comment Uchtdorf
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iChart. Be sure to stand at the appropriate distance when viewing.

http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=AAPL

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:54 | Link to Comment Shizzmoney
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$600 per share.  LOL

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 10:56 | Link to Comment FinkPloyd
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Not this time tyler ... news from 8 mins ago:

http://etfdailynews.com/2012/04/16/apple-inc-nasdaqaapl-the-device-that-could-send-apple-shares-to-800/

 

Rumor has it that “iPanel” will be the name of a yet-to-be-announced device that will allow Apple to spread its wings into one key area where it has historically been absent: television. The iPanel will reportedly be the latest evolution in television, equipped with advanced features such as a computer, a media hub and a gaming center.

Essentially, the iPanel would be to the TV what the iPhone was to the cell phone – a substantial improvement and a product unto itself. Some have speculated that the device could be released as early as year’s end.

An iPanel would be a game-changer for a company that is already prospering like never before. After researching the potential impact of a so-called iPanel, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek has upped his price target for Apple to $800 per share – a 27% jump from its current price of $630 per share. 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:11 | Link to Comment writingsonthewall
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Welcome to PUMP AND DUMP!

 

Think about it - Apple going into an already competitive and established TV market?

 

Nah - if they are foolish enough - they will be burnt.

 

Remember it's diversification which curtails most giants of the stock market - Enron, IBM, SONY - even Microsoft to a degree (trying to break the game market with the x-box)

 

Playing with stuff they don't understand in order to maintain falling market share caused by this:

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tendency_of_the_rate_of_profit_to_fall

 

All history repeating itself - but with Apple it will be different?

 

Charge a buck everytime you hear it will be different (and it's not) and it's a sure fire way to a fortune!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:17 | Link to Comment mogga71
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ahh I see ...... just as well they didn't enter into the phone market when many people said they were crazy ..... just as well they didn't enter the tablet business either ... as better companies had already failed.

Look around you ... how many people have got iphones and ipads.  Do you honestly believe that most of these people will suddenly switch over to Andriod devices?  The iphone 5 will very probably be their best selling product ever.  If anything they are becoming even more popular.

The only way I can see Apple lose a whole lot of money is if there is a severe recession .... oh wait a minute ..... sheeeeeeeeeet

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 13:43 | Link to Comment jcaz
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Ya, cause that Steve Jobs has lotsa new ideas.....

What's that?   He's dead?

WTF!!!!

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 16:15 | Link to Comment AustriAnnie
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Problem is, what does the current stock price really have to do with the products apple sells?

 

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/apple-conundrum-why-one-fund-not-buying-ik...

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 20:26 | Link to Comment StychoKiller
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You bring up an interesting question:  How large can a company grow before it runs into the walls of its Petri dish?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:22 | Link to Comment JW n FL
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High Hoe..

High Hoe..

It's off to short I go!

 

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:35 | Link to Comment eri
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Sell before May and go away

 

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 11:58 | Link to Comment sasebo
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icrap -------------

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 12:32 | Link to Comment icanhasbailout
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icanhasborrowsharez?

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 13:35 | Link to Comment Debtless
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He who iPanics first, panics best.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 14:41 | Link to Comment devo
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They're just engineering a short squeeze.

Though, this thing should drop to 502 and possibly 455.

Mon, 04/16/2012 - 15:25 | Link to Comment Grand Supercycle
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AAPL parabolic irrational exuberance

Vertical moves for any stock,commodity etc are unsustainable.

The inevitable reversal should be spectacular.

More:

http://stockmarket618.wordpress.com/2012/04/09/aapl-parabolic-irrational...


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