Our FEATURE discussion point focuses on the largest and possibly the best recognized company in the world, APPLE, Inc. Paul Mampilly, a writer for The Sovereign Investor, says in his recent on-line piece titled "Apple's Great Illusion", that there's "Blatant manipulation (of the share price) by Apple's management and market insiders". We examine the merits of Mampilly's claim. We also specifically pinpoint Apple's request for an Inter Partes Review(IPR) by the US Patent & Trade Office(USPTO) of certain patents that have been allowed to VoIP-Pal.com (VPLM) as a result of its' lawsuit against Apple, Inc for infringement. We also highlight the weakest economic recovery in the US since 1949, the Jobs Report, declining pension returns, the trade deficit and why several big bank stocks could go to zero. In a new sector in the Podcast we provide a quick 10 bullet points of current interest that will shock and humor you.
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