Reports say the company may unveil high- and low-end versions of its smartphone as early as next month.
US stock markets are set for a slightly higher open after a 4-day losing streak and ahead of several retail companies' earnings.
Coach, Express added to Greenblatt's value screen.
Without new products to replenish its ecosystem, Apple runs the risk of losing some of its sway with consumers.
Stocks are lower in early afternoon trading, but the losses remain fairly small -- after Thursday's selloff, that can be considered a victory.
US markets are set to rise at the open after Thursday's declines and ahead of data on housing starts and a consumer-sentiment survey.
The activist investor is pushing the tech giant for a bigger buyback.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2014 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Morningstar Inc. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Morningstar Inc. Quotes delayed by up to 15 minutes, except where indicated otherwise. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by Morningstar Inc.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
Nearly half of family caregivers spend more than $5,000 a year, plus caregiving affects their jobs and retirement plans.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
MUST-SEE ON MSN
- Video: Easy DIY smoked meats at home
A charcuterie master shares his process for cold-smoking meat at home.
- Jetpacks about to go mainstream
- Weird things covered by home insurance
- Bing: 70 percent of adults report 'digital eye strain'