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    1. Tim Cook Has Collected Over $650 Million in Apple Stock Since he Became CEO as he's Led the Company to be Worth Over $1 Trillion

      Tim Cook Has Collected Over $650 Million in Apple Stock Since he Became CEO as he's Led the Company to be Worth Over $1 Trillion
      • Tim Cook cashed in $121 million in Apple stock grants on Tuesday.
      • He's collected over $650 million in Apple stock since he took over as CEO in 2011.
      • Among tech executives, only Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been paid more over that time period.

      Apple CEO Tim Cook recently cashed in $121 million in stock grants, with the majority of those proceedings going towards taxes, according to an SEC filing on Tuesday...

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      Mentions: SEC Google Amazon
    2. Apple is Making Samsung Rich

      Apple is Making Samsung Rich

      Samsung Electronics forecasted record profit and sharply increased revenue in an earnings guidance release on Friday.

      Samsung expects its operating profit to increase 72% to $12.1 billion and revenue to rise 18% to around $52 billion.

      Those are strong results — and it looks like it's coming from Samsung's top smartphone rival, Apple, analysts told Reuters...

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    3. 'Apple Has Samsung on the Ropes Like Never Before,' says Wall Street analyst

      'Apple Has Samsung on the Ropes Like Never Before,' says Wall Street analyst

      The competition for the lucrative high-end of the smartphone market is a race between two companies: Apple and Samsung, which ship over 36% of smartphones globally, according to an IDC estimate.

      The war between the two companies for smartphone buyers has raged for years, but the power balance seems to be shifting in favor of Apple, especially after last year's Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco and the rising anticipation for the next iPhone...

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      Mentions: Luba Greenwood
    4. The World's Largest Asset Manager is Loading up on Apple (AAPL, Blk)

      The World's Largest Asset Manager is Loading up on Apple (AAPL, Blk)

      BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, has boosted its stake in Apple to 322 million shares, according to a SEC filing.  The firm now holds 6.1% of Apple's outstanding shares. That's up from the 5.7% stake it held in the iPhone giant in January 2016.  BlackRock's Apple holdings are worth about $38.4 billion at the current stock price of $119.  Apple isn't the only big-name tech stock that BlackRock has a significant stake in. It owns over 5% of Facebook, HP, and Microsoft as well...

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      Mentions: SEC Shareholders
    5. Apple's Top M&A Exec is a Director of the Uber of China (AAPL)

      Apple's Top M&A Exec is a Director of the Uber of China (AAPL)

      Apple made an unusually large investment of $1 billion into Didi Chuxing, a ride-hailing giant best understood as the "Uber of China," earlier this year. At the time, Apple officials, including CEO Tim Cook, said the investment would help Apple better understand the Chinese market, and would deliver a strong return on capital...

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