One analyst, anticipating a 100+ point run-up over the next 3-5 months, believes it does
"The purchase of consumer electronic devices is not always a completely rational decision, and people buy Apple products for many different reasons, including status, aesthetics, functionality, quality and the "cool factor."
So wrote Ticonderoga's Brian White in a note to clients Monday, taking his cue from an AppleInsider report that Apple (AAPL) began shipping white iPhones to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 25, 2011 11:46 AM ET
What is it with the Chinese and their iPhones?
The signs were everywhere: The steady stream of human traffic from New York's Chinatown to the Fifth Avenue Apple Store. The housewives arrested at the Hong Kong crossing with dozens of units strapped under their dresses. The scalper fights that broke out when Apple's Beijing store briefly lifted its two-iPhones-per-customer limit.
No wonder Apple (AAPL) decided several years ago to make China MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 22, 2011 6:31 AM ET
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