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Apple Is Not Google

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

It is obvious that Apple (AAPL) is not Google, or its stock symbol would be GOOG.

But, the issues go beyond that. With Apple's most impressive quarter behind it and with a forecast of a $9.2 billion quarter ahead, it would appear that Jobs & Co. cannot be stopped. They will continue to rule the portable and digital music industries. Their assault on the handset business is a smashing success. The Mac is finally getting the kind of adoption that its advocates were certain it would.

Price targets for Apple are now above $200 matching the kind of optimism that $800 price targets hold for Google.

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