AAPL needs to announce a dividend increase or its share price will fall even more, warns analyst Dan Niles. Its lack of products at the low end and middle range of the market has already pushed AAPL down from more than $700 a share to less than $400.
If a real shooting war came to the Koreas, the economic disruption would be global, though Asian nations likely would pay a higher price than the US. Some economists fear significant long-term changes to international trade.
Stocks ended higher on Wall Street Thursday, regaining half of its plunge the day before, as buyers returned to the market. Among stocks making big moves, electronics retailer Best Buy jumped $3.48, or 16 percent, to $25.13.