The Business Press Maven loathes the obvious, and I never thought I'd have to make such a contemptibly obvious point as the one I'm about to make again. But since the business press makes the same quarterly mistake about Apple ( AAPL) as naturally as a sentient human draws breath -- well, here I go again.Here is how Apple works: For about the last half dozen quarters and, truly, for the better part of its history, the company has downplayed future expectations only to surpass them.
They Just Don't Get Apple's Numbers!
"Apple Inc. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter profit that rose 58% from a year ago, but the company's shares tumbled in after-hours trading as the consumer-electronics maker gave an earnings outlook that fell short of Wall Street analysts' forecasts. Apple typically gives conservative forecasts... "Kevin Allison from The Financial Times, The Business Press Maven is nodding in your general direction. By