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Description: Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s shares rose to a record and the company’s market value surpassed $600 billion on speculation that production has started on a smaller version of the iPad tablet as well as a new television product.

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Aug 17, 2012

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-08-17/apple-rises-to-intraday-record-on-ipad-mini-research-note#r=bloomberg

Questions for Discussions:

  • What explains the value of Apple stock?
  • What are the sources of revenue that can be derived from their different products?
  • How much risk is there from competing  firms, in your opinion?

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