NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Autumn is my wife's favorite time of the year as she looks forward to watching the remarkable array of colors produced from trees turning color. If you haven't driven through the countryside gazing at the rainbow of colors, you have missed out on one of life's blessings.
For Apple (AAPL - Get Report) investors, one color is likely to stand above all others this fall -- green; green from all the cash it's producing. All signs point to acceleration of green cash production as well.
For years, Apple fans have known the level of quality that products bearing the iconic Apple logo brings. Now everyone knows how valuable the logo is. On Tuesday, widely followed branding consultant Interbrand said Apple has surpassed Coca-Cola's (KO) as the best global brand.
Increasing to the number one position is just the latest recognition of how effectively CEO Tim Cook is leading Apple. Under Cook, Apple has already delivered record revenue and profits. With Apple stock trading near a P/E ratio of 11, revenue and profits clearly haven't been enough to satisfy investors.