If a picture is worth a thousand words, then perhaps I can save at least seven tweets with the compendium below.
This is a visual post, so I will keep my comments brief, except to note that the graphics below originate from LivevolPro.com and provide a graphical history of Apple (AAPL) earnings from July 2010 to the present.
Each column represents one earnings reporting cycle and includes three charts and four earnings periods:
Remember that you don’t have to have an option about Apple’s earnings report, but since everyone else does and the markets have one priced in, it may be helpful to put the current situation into historical context.
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