Can Apple Survive without China?

The close connection with China makes Apple a value investment even in the age of Trump.

President Donald J. Trump’s (R-New York) so-called trade war with China is shallow and superficial. Despite the media hype, Trump has actually put more tariffs on Europe, Canada, and Mexico than China, The Washington Post reported. The Donald seems to be more interested in making trade deals with Beijing than tariffs which is good for Apple.

Apple’s bright future makes it a great all-around value investment. Like any good value investment, Apple is making a lot of money right, and poised to make more money in the future.

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Is Berkshire Hathaway right about Apple?

That’s what makes it a widows and orphans stock, no matter what happens it will make money for the foreseeable future perhaps the next 10 years or so. This reminds me of another major Buffett investment; Walmart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). Like Apple, Walmart has so much money $483.83 billion in revenues in June 2016; that it can survive what would be catastrophic losses for the average company several times over.

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