The key word there is 2013. Buy it Dec 31st 2012. The rest of this yr is about tax selling for the rich, tax losses for the late comers, hedge fund liquidations, forced margin selling and a possible fiscal cliff disaster and it all adds up to lower prices in the short term. Good luck.
IMO, you are missing a huge factor. The shorts want to cover and take their gains this year too. That will create a lot of demand for the stock in the coming days and trigger other shorts to cover too. I think you will see the stock go up into year-end significantly for this reason.
so do tons of investors. soon the stock will be going up as alot of shorts try to buy back in .
In long-run its FUNDAMENTALS that count, As can be seen from Apple Photo of Hong Kong Store, and NansenInvestments reporting Dec. 8, 2012 online that Apple's Hong Kong stores are packed beyond belief, Investors in this stock can ignore the short-term swings