As Google's share price surpasses $800 for the first time, Wall Street's perceptions of the two tech titans are starting to diverge. But investors are notoriously fickle.
By Chris Ciaccia
Investors think that Google, as led by CEO Larry Page, seemingly can do no wrong. That's how Apple was perceived for much of the past few years, but that's quickly changed.
Apple shares have shed 19% over the past three months, while Google is up 20% over the period.
A strong stock market is setting the stage for more tech firms to go public. These companies should be on radar screens of tech investors.
The company's subscribers may place a higher value on TV series, which are more conducive to 'binge viewing' and are superior at engaging a fan base.
More original series have been lined up, including the eagerly awaited resurrection of the cult favorite comedy "Arrested Development," which will be released in April.
Given the positive reception to its original series, an obvious question is whether original movies might be the next stage of the company's content-development strategy
Waiting for Apple's chief to address the numerous questions on the minds of investors is an exercise in futility.
As market indexes have crept ever closer to their highest levels since 2007 in recent weeks, Apple’s (AAPL) share price has largely moved in the opposite direction. The company’s earnings, as impressive as they were, disappointed Wall Street, and so far there is no clear indication of what the company will do in order to return to the days of high growth and high margins.
New data on tablet sales reveal how Apple's reluctance to downsize its iPad gave rivals the opening they needed to steal market share.
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