A price target of $85 suggested by a writer "a few fries short of a Happy Meal"
When you have -- as Seeking Alpha does -- 4,000 unpaid contributors putting up an average of 250 articles a day, you are bound to post a few clunkers.
But the financial blog that made Time's "50 Best Web Sites" list, Forbes's "Best of the Web" and Kiplinger's "2007 Best" hit a new low Tuesday MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 30, 2011 11:15 AM ET
Now that the stock has finally broken through the $400 barrier, how high can it go?
Last summer, when Apple (AAPL) was trading for $260 a share, we ran an item on some analytical work by Nicholae Mihalache, a Romanian mathematician who teaches at the University of Paris. He had prepared a series of charts tracking Apple's performance using various criteria, from the familiar P/E (price to earnings) ratio to the more MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 26, 2011 4:05 PM ET
On June 17, he told readers to buy AAPL at $320. The stock took off two days later.
We gave Andy Zaky, an independent analyst with a enviable track record, a hard time a few weeks ago.
He had just published a report on his Bullish Cross blog (reposted on Seeking Alpha) advising investors to buy Apple (AAPL) at $320. Although his three previous Apple buy signals had proved prescient, we took MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jul 8, 2011 7:06 AM ET
There's a seasonality to the company's share price. So beware those January 2012 calls.
With the usual caveat that past performance is no guarantee of anything, two recent reports have uncovered interesting patterns in Apple's (AAPL) share price.
Two weeks ago on Seeking Alpha, Jason Schwarz documented a weekly cycle of Monday lows and Thursday highs. Over the past 32 weeks, he reports, Apple's share price has fallen from Friday to Monday MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 27, 2011 12:09 PM ET
An Apple leak, hedge fund FUD or a false rumor out of the wild west of the blogosphere?
Several Wall Street analysts finally caught on to the significance of Jim Dalrymple's report in The Loop Monday that there would be no new hardware unveiled at Apple's (AAPL) Worldwide Developers Conference in June.
What this may mean -- as BMO Capital's Keith Bachman and Jefferies & Co.'s Peter Misek explained to clients Wednesday MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 30, 2011 11:58 AM ET
An analysis of mobile phones as software platforms says there can be only one big winner
An engineer and investor who call himself Tulip Farmer -- surely not his real name -- posted a provocative piece on Seeking Alpha Friday that looks at the smartphone wars as a battle to be the dominant software platform.
A platform, as Farmer defines it, is a device or service that customers buy primarily because they MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 1, 2010 8:21 AM ET
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