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With holiday-shopping season upon us, there are plenty of reasons to like Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) these days. It’s true that the stock price has been relatively flat as of late, even with the company coming off a solid earnings report. But the rollout of the iPhone 12 featuring 5G technology, combined with Apple’s recent announcement of its new in-house chips that are powering its next wave of laptops, bodes well for AAPL stock.
Apple stock has an “A” rating in my Portfolio Grader and carries a strong buy recommendation. I think it is one of the best stocks you can buy today.
AAPL Stock at a Glance
Apple has had a solid year so far, up more than 64% since Jan. 1. But that growth is slowing down.
Over the last three months, AAPL stock shows a 4.17% increase. And over the last 30 days, Apple is only up 0.31%.
Is it reason for concern? Not really.
Earnings for the fiscal fourth quarter showed revenue at $64.7 billion, versus analysts’ estimates of $63.7 billion. Earnings per share (EPS) came in at 73 cents, which beat the 70 cents per share that was expected.
The biggest red flag was that iPhone revenue was down 20.7% on a year-over-year basis, coming in at $26.44 billion. Analysts had expected $27.93 billion in revenue from iPhones.
Other segments, such as Services ($14.55 billion revenue versus $14.08 billion expected) and Mac revenue ($9 billion revenue versus $7.93 billion expected) helped make up the difference. But it was no matter, as AAPL stock fell immediately after the report…
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Genius Trading Strategy Helps Make Man A Millionaire In 2 Years
In 2008, Andrew Keene was down and out.
At the same time…
The country was in the grips of an economic crisis…
- 1.2 million mortgages had already defaulted…
- 170,000 small businesses were in the process of closing down…
- And the government was handing out $700 billion in bailouts.
Andrew knew that if he wanted to change his life, he needed to do something radically different.
So he turned to the stock market to find an edge.
That’s when he discovered an obscure 18-digit “code” that let him see when hedge funds were making incredibly lucrative trades.
In this moment…
He wondered if he could tag along on these mysterious trades – taking his slice of the profit.
So he tested it out with some of the money he had left…
And it worked better than he could have ever dreamed.
As soon as he realized how consistent and how profitable this strategy was – even in the MIDDLE of a financial crisis – he threw everything in.
At a time when most people were seeing their 401(k)s dwindle…
He’s been enjoying life as a millionaire ever since.
He’s a world traveler and a frequent guest on the CNBC show Trading Nation.
And he still uses this strategy to this day.
But he’s especially excited about the next few months…
Because for the first time since 2008, America has entered a recession.
And Andrew’s certain his strategy will be just as powerful today as it was before.
But this time, he wants to share the wealth.
He knows how many people are struggling right now…
But with this strategy…
He says those same people could make up to $5,000 every week depending on the size of their initial stake.
And they would only have to spend 30 minutes, 3 days a week trading with his strategy. So he’s finally showing the public exactly how his strategy works.