“You want to know how skittish Apple investors are and how little conviction they have in the company, or trust in its message, look no further than today’s Gizmodo rumor fiasco,” Jim Goldman reports for CNBC.
“The blog reports a serious decline in Steve Jobs’ health… Apple shares had spent the day in the green before these headlines hit the tape, and then promptly turned red,” Goldman reports.
“I spoke to Apple after these headlines crossed and the company, which officially doesn’t comment on rumors, reiterated the reasons it offered two weeks ago: Apple was pulling out of Macworld because the company didn’t see the need to continue its investment in the expo, which included Steve Jobs’ keynote,” Goldman reports.
“I was told two weeks ago by sources inside Apple that the decision had nothing to do with Jobs’ health. I got the same message today,” Goldman reports. “Period.”
There’s more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Martin” for the heads up.]