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Bought apple stock in 1980? Held it? Don't gloat

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No one could have foreseen that Steve Jobs would move Apple from a computer company to a consumer electronics company, making hand-held products that people the world over lusted after.

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THIRTY-SEVEN years ago on Tuesday, Apple Inc went public, raising a little over US$100 million by selling its stock for US$22 a share (40 US cents on a split-adjusted basis). The sale was as eagerly anticipated as any initial public offering (IPO), including those of other...

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