Dec 02, 2016 - 05:15 PM UTC — AAPL: 109.90 (+0.41, +0.37%) | NASDAQ: 5255.65 (+4.55, +0.09%)
“Over the past several months, much Foolish ink has been spilled over why Apple has had such a monstrous pullback from its all-time highs set on the same day that the iPhone 5 launched,” Evan Niu writes for The Motley Fool. “Inevitably the sell-off is tied to everything from perceived iPhone 5 shortages (which are now effectively gone), possible capital gains tax increases, increased competition, and many more.”
“Here’s another culprit to add to the list: the shorts are piling on,” Niu writes. “Investors should keep something else in mind, though: those shorts are about to get squeezed out when Apple reports its monster fiscal first quarter in January.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]