Is this an earnings stumble, or a fall and time to be humble for tech giant Apple?
Oh Lord it’s hard to be humble
When you’re perfect in every way
I can’t wait to look in the mirror
‘cos I get better looking each day
To know me is to love me
I must be a hell of a man
O Lord it’s hard to be humble
But I’m doing the best that I can
–Mac Davis, It’s Hard to Be Humble
Technology giant Apple has posted it's first declining holiday quarter in ten years. Tepid interest in iPhones due to rising prices, China stepping on its proverbial shoelace with both declining sales and trade tensions, and stepping back from its glory of the world's most valuable company has set up Apple to receive a serving of humble pie. Perhaps the song quote should be more motivational in nature for Apple and from Argent, “Hold Your Head Up,” instead…
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