20 years ago today, Steve Jobs introduced the world to the iMac

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  1. yoh_hectic

    yoh_hectic PhilMUG Addict Member

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    It set Apple on a new course and forever changed the way people look at computers.

    If it wasnt for that product you would never have gotten the iPod, iPad or iPhone in its form today.

    Your laptop would still either beige or black.

    Your friend's Android phone would probably be delayed and probably resemble a Blackberry more.

    I wish I didnt sell my 2000 iMac DV SE. Today I could replace it's 30GB HDD with a 128GB "SSD" (actually a CF card with CF to IDE adapter)

     
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    Mm...Steve Jobs was great in creating revolutionary products but his successor, Tim Cook, is great in growing Apple, Inc. Apple is now 3 times larger than when he took over the helm.

    Steve resigned in August 2011. 2011 Market cap: usd 300B Today: usd 932B.

    Steve is founder and a creator. Tim is a builder. All hail, Tim!
     
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    Sir iAco Well-Known Member

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    I'm in the stock markets everyday. I have my crazy money in stocks and bonds. I lost a lot on the way up and on the way down. At least we were able to pay off our mortgage sooner because of playing in the world's largest casinos.

    I beg to disagree. T.C. is not a builder. He is a leader at Apple Inc.
    Lookit, this is serious.

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    I wish I did not trade too much. I coulda woulda shoulda been a millionaire. :cry:

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    yoh_hectic PhilMUG Addict Member

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    Imaging putting all the money you spent on Apple products and services into their stocks.

    So instead of spending nearly $2,000 on the 2000 iMac DV SE plus improvements I about APPL in June 2000 how much would I have today?
     
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    AAPL stock price in 2000, low of 0.95
    Stock price today 183.
    That's more than 192 times, but Apple stock has been split several times since.

    So, the precise answer to how much that $2,000 investment would be today would be... too much to think about :LOL:
     
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    I reported this in school and I was deeply amazed by it and how it all started.
     
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    Sir iAco Well-Known Member

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    If you invested $2,000 in Apple common stocks on June 1, 2000, here’s how much you’d have now --- $121,440.00.

    investing.com

    macrotrends.net

    investopedia.com
     
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    Sir iAco Well-Known Member

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    Nah! Easy as apple pie. :giggle:
     
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    Yeah, except I don’t want to think about it haha.
     

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