Well Danossa, it isn't AAPL, it's the tax structure in this country. Go read XOM's income stats and figure out why they get a pass and AAPL doesn't . I've owned a house farm for almost 20 years. On good years, the government steps in and takes a lions share of my profits. On A bad year, they could care less if I go out of business. They're not the risk takers here. I am. They're not working 7 days a week 365 days a year, I am. Yet they take their cut, yet XOM gets a pass every year. So why don't they change to accommodate companies like TYC and AAPL?
I for one owned 300 at 195 sold at 400 and when it hit 705 Oct 2011 I fellt like I was cheated since at that time their earnings fell short, than come Jan.2012 the trajectory started and didn't until September 2012. I wanted to get in and did April 2012 but I listedned to CNBC Carter Worth a Chartoligist who predicted it would fall to arount 460 it never did he was wrong again a couple weeks ago on Fast Money. So I sold at a loss then it took off and did not stop until it hit 705. AAPL Dweebs are living in a foolish dream world thinking a company that does nothing but design Smart Phones,Imacs,Tablets, and Ipods with Itunes can beat out the competition forever. Then there is the fact that they employ over 500,00 Chinese at Foxcom when most of their sales come from the US. The only people making money off the hundreds of Billions in sales are the AAPL Executives,some Shareholders and the Chinese.