AAPL Plays Kissyface with $200

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Shares in Apple Inc. danced with $200 per share Tuesday, playing tag with that price throughout the trading day. In early afternoon trading, the stock was trading at $200.02, a gain of $1.79 (+0.90%) on light volume. The gains come amidst renewed rumors of an Apple TV subscription TV service from Apple, as well as a continued tech rally.

Apple's record closing high is $207 per share, set on November 17th, 2009. The $200 level is considered a resistant point, or "psych area," as Briefing.com put it on coverage today.

*In the interest of full disclosure, the author holds a small share in AAPL stock that was not an influence in the creation of this article.  

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Comments

Constable Odo

Not bad considering it was $200 back in December 2007.

gslusher

Not bad considering it was $200 back in December 2007.

And, since then, the world economy has hit the skids. Let’s look at the numbers, based upon closing prices:

Since Dec 24, 2007:

Dow: DOWN 21.6%
NASDAQ: DOWN 17%
MSFT: DOWN 15.7%

and

AAPL: UP 0.8%.

In 2009, year-to-date:

Dow:  UP 15.8%
NASDAQ: UP 38%
MSFT: UP 51.6%

and

AAPL: UP 121%

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