A Cautionary Tale for Apple, World’s Largest Corporation

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Friday, March 16, 2012

Apple continues to grow and the technology giant recently reached an exalted spot, becoming the world’s largest corporation, as measured by market capitalization (the total value of all of a company’s tradable shares).

A lot of stock experts say Apple’s stock is ripe for picking – still undervalued – but James B. Stewart, business columnist for The New York Times, considers what happens to companies that hit number-one on the market-cap tally board. He looks at market history and wonders if Apple isn’t destined to shrivel, at least a little bit.

 

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Alonso Alegría from Lima, Peru

Why in Heaven's name is this item doing in this web page?

Why in Heaven's name is this business item doing in this classical music web page?

Why in Heaven's name is this commonplace business item doing in this meaningful classical music web page?

Why in Heaven's name is one to do about this commonplace and totally boring business item planted in this meaningful classical music web page meant for people who want to NOT think abour business news?

Why in Heaven's name is one to do about this useless and totally boring and out of place business item, and what is it doing in this meaningful classical music web page meant for people who want to NOT think abour business news?

Is WQXR going to 'go business' now? What is the MEANING of this sudden turn? Whay does it bode?

God help us if this is to be the way WQXR has found to sell its soul.

Mar. 16 2012 05:12 PM

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