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Why Apple Stock Dropped Today

What happened

Shares of Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) fell 3.3% on Friday after a federal judge made a decision that could have wide-ranging implications for the tech industry. 

So what

U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers issued an injunction that will prohibit Apple from denying developers the ability to direct users to other payment methods outside its App Store.

“The Court concludes that Apple’s anti-steering provisions hide critical information from consumers and illegally stifle consumer choice,” Rogers said. “When coupled with....More>>>

How To Invest Like A “High-Yield” Venture Capitalist

Most regular investors haven’t heard of a guy named Jim Breyer. But Silicon Valley insiders know him as one of the most powerful venture capitalists around.

Back in 2005, his venture capital firm Accel Partners plunked down $12.2 million for a stake in a little-known startup run by a college dropout by the name of Mark Zuckerberg — a name I’m sure you’re familiar with.

By the time May 18, 2012 came around, both men made an absolute mint. That’s the day Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) went public, allowing early financial backers a way to put a dollar value....More>>>