Kyle Conroy, a Computer Science student at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), published this weekend the result of a very curious project: today, better to buy Apple products or stocks?
Whoever paid $ 5,700 for a PowerBook G3 in November 1997, to cite the most absurd example of all, would now have $ 1.3 million in company papers. Going to the other extreme, even an iPod shuffle purchased in September 2008 for $ 49 would be worth $ 87 in stocks today. I better not even count how much you find these products on eBay for life
Some of you may still have a PowerBook G4 Titanium on the table. If, instead of spending $ 3,500 on it in January 2001, you had invested the same in the company, today you could redeem no less than $ 220,000. Even the first generation iPod, released in October 2001 for $ 400, would make you have $ 24,000 on NASDAQ: AAPL today.
At the end of the day, it is better to look at it all just as a curiosity, if not to get along well. After all, no one would imagine that Apple would get where it recently got