The main Apple Inc. website featuring Apple co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is seen on an iPhone in Sydney, Australia, on Oct. 6. Mr. Jobs, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur who reinvented the world's computing, music, and mobile phone industries and changed the daily habits of millions around the globe, died on Oct. 5.
Investing is an individual decision. How you view the stock market depends on where you are in your earnings cycle and what your past experience has been. The only thing the market may be telling everyone right now is that the bad old days of the last decade appear to be over.
Steve Jobs: the genius rebel who saw the world – computers included – differently from the rest of us.
Apple's innovations made personal computers fun and easier to use. But it's unlikely the company's products have had the socially far-reaching effects of automobiles, light bulbs, and aircraft.