Why 2012 Will Be Tough for Apple

The following video is part of our nationally syndicated Motley Fool Money radio show, with host Chris Hill talking with Bill Mann, Tim Hanson, and Joe Magyer about what investors should expect in 2012. In this segment Tim shares the reasons behind his belief that Apple, along with its shareholders, are in for a tougher year than it's had in a while.

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  • Report this Comment On January 04, 2012, at 12:16 AM, kbear2 wrote:

    Are you kidding me? A brief speculation that Tim Cook will get negative press and concern over new products is the rationale for this "article"?

    I feel duped for having clicked on the link.

    We expect better from the Fool.

  • Report this Comment On January 04, 2012, at 1:37 AM, foolnwoeisme wrote:

    Totally agree with kbear2. Where is the why? You "think" Apple is going to have a bad operational year, why? Don't get me wrong. I am not a fan boy and I don't ever defend any stock. I am currently long Apple but I can just as easy turn and sell -- IF I hear some solid arguments based on facts. I like to remain open and listen to all ideas. But there is nothing here. You "fooled" me to click on the link for nothing. Shame on posting such a ridiculous post just to attract clicks!

  • Report this Comment On January 04, 2012, at 9:50 AM, hiddenflem wrote:

    Weak argument if any in this video. If you are going to have a negative take on Apple at least bring something to the floor.

  • Report this Comment On January 06, 2012, at 12:05 PM, 48ozhalfgallons wrote:

    Heil Apple!

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