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Emcee:  clean86 Type:  Moderated
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Fleshing out the anti-politics policy

Having conferred with Brad via PM, I want to clarify this board's policy with respect to political discussions.

If a political issue affects Apple as a company more than it would most companies, it's fair game for discussion here. A hypothetical example would be if Congress were debating a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to download any media file to more than one device. Clearly, Apple would be affected a lot more by the outcome of such a debate than would, say, IBM, Dell, HP, etc.

If a political issue affects the macro economy in some way, but doesn't affect Apple any more than it would any other company, it is not a topic for discussion here.
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210699You are probably right about the 5G relevance currently. I've got the iPhoPete_Y_482last Friday
210698So basically what we're all saying is "We don't need it." DoesDoren-last Thursday
210697Why is 5G important? Because it enables service providers to handle more traffiArt Bechhoefer2last Thursday
2106965G! HA! I don't even have 4G at my house. Or ANY G! My phone stays turnegreg s1last Thursday
210695$4 off all time high is a buying opportunity??? he he More so than if AAPL had sJ.F. Sebastian1last Thursday
210694I don't care about 5G personally and we really don't need it. Yet. HoweJ.F. Sebastian-last Thursday
2106935G-Enabled Smartphone Market Is Booming Worldwide with Xiaomi, Apple, Huawei I Doren-last Thursday
210692$4 off all time high is a buying opportunity??? he heDoren-last Thursday
210691I'm still kind of at a loss about why 5G is so important. I guess to gamers Doren-last Thursday
210690And the market would be wrong in that case, especially for 5G iPhonesJ.F. Sebastian-last Thursday
210689I think the market is partly saying "OK Apple, you and a bunch of tech compDoren-last Thursday
210688Makes for a good buying opportunity. Jim Cramer confirmed yesterday on Mad MoneJ.F. Sebastian3last Thursday
210687So, instead of focusing on the great quarter Apple had and the continued huge deNAG11last Thursday
210686Apple will require masks in many U.S. stores regardless of vaccination status oMoonray-last Wednesday
210685Art, Rating the analysts on AAPL prospects is difficult unless you know what asNAG1-last Wednesday
210684Rating the analysts on AAPL prospects is difficult unless you know what assumptiArt Bechhoefer1last Wednesday
210683PED30 rating the analysts on their calls on the third quarter results ped30.comNAG12last Wednesday
210682clean, Think what tanked the stock today was the news about the iPhone chip shoNAG12last Tuesday
210681FM, Ditto! Let me know if/when you do and if the 'inside' is worth it WNAG1-last Tuesday
210680 You are welcome. I have found his site informative to the point of thinking aboForce Majeure-last Tuesday
210679You forgot to add: Choke full of as much information as one also!Your posts cracForce Majeure2last Tuesday
210678Think what tanked the stock today was the news about the iPhone chip shortages. Force Majeure1last Tuesday
210677 Noncommittal; nice... spoken like a true AAPL commentator and so-called analyStock Puppy-last Tuesday
210676Think what tanked the stock today was the news about the iPhone chip shortages. J.F. Sebastian1last Tuesday
210675Had to do some portfolio rebalancing myself over the last couple of days. 3 outclean861last Tuesday
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