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Subject:  Re: Investment in Apple Date:  3/26/2011  11:20 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  68720 of 78166

I'm a new member and retiring in about 18 months. I have a substantial 403b Account and additional investments of about $400k...Does it make sense to invest about $10k in Apple...

I am a huge fan of Apple, both the company and the products. If you study the numbers, they have excellent cash flow and earnings, and an unbelievable amount of cash on hand. I respectfully disagree with Fuskie and would be (and have been) a buyer of Apple here (adding to my now full position). I say that knowing that you are retiring in 18 months. My reasoning is that you have a substantial 403b as well as 400,000 in o