August 29, 2012
By far the biggest story of the weeked, and even for the entire summer, was Apple's victory over frenemy Samsung in its high-profile design patent battle. Early trading on Monday reacted strongly for the perceived winners and losers in this ruling. However, the surface reactions might represent one-time wins versus the hard realities inherent in the smartphone market. The Fool's technology editor stopped by to break down the real way investors need to think about this big-ticket ruling.
Well before its patent win this weekend, Apple was the most influential company in technology and has delivered market-smashing returns for those lucky enough to have invested in the company. However, with the impending release of the iPhone 5 and Apple TV on the horizon, the stakes have never been higher for Apple. If you're looking for a recommendation on how to play Apple along with continuing updates and guidance on the company whenever news breaks, we've created a brand new report that details when to buy and sell Apple. To get started, just click here now.