The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst Joe Tenebruso and analyst Paul Chi discuss topics across the investing world.
In addition to looking at iPhone, iPad, and Mac sales numbers, Joe shares three more key metrics he'll be looking for in Apple's upcoming earnings release. And besides the insights Joe expects to gain into Apple's business, he'll also be looking for clues that could impact his analysis of Baidu and Google.
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