Lună: Aprilie 2016

Daring Fireball: Apple and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Drop in iPhone Sales

[…] with $10.5 billion in profit, Apple earned more in the quarter than Alphabet ($4.2B), Facebook ($1.5B), and Microsoft ($3.8B) combined.

[…] If sales don’t improve with the iPhone 7, I’ll be willing to believe we’ve reached “peak iPhone.” Until then, the only problem I see is that the iPhone 6 was too successful.

Source: Daring Fireball: Apple and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Drop in iPhone Sales

Apple Q2 2016 results: Going down! – Six Colors

Source: Apple Q2 2016 results: Going down! – Six Colors

Apple ended its incredible 13-year growth streak last night. It is still an incredibly profitable company but it is no longer growing. At least for now.

I think incremental growth can still be achieved in the near future through incremental products (iPhone 7, 8… Apple Watch 2, 3… etc) but growth that really moves the needle (and the stock price) will come only after a long Christmas Eve period.

IMF urges more spending to boost growth | Business | The Guardian

“Growth-friendly fiscal policy is needed in all countries,” it said, adding that accommodative monetary policies should continue in several advanced economies and structural reforms should be implemented with policies that support demand and help displaced workers.

Source: IMF urges more spending to boost growth | Business | The Guardian

All countries. Except Greece.