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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Buys Weather App Dark Sky in Undisclosed Deal


Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Buys Weather App Dark Sky in Undisclosed Deal

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has acquired Dark Sky, a weather app, for an undisclosed sum.

As a result of the deal, Dark Sky, which provides minute by minute weather forecasts, will terminate its Android and Wear OS versions in July, the company said in a blog post. Dark Sky’s API will continue to function “through the end of 2021,” but won’t be accepting new signups to use the API, company co-founder Adam Grossman said in the post.

Apple has a Moderate Buy consensus rating based on 35 analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating breaks down into 24 Buys, 9 Holds and 2 Sells. The $316.16 average price target indicates 24% upside potential for the shares in the coming 12 months.

Technical Indicators

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside.

By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 284.22.

The projected upper bound is: 289.92.

The projected lower bound is: 216.08.

The projected closing price is: 253.00.


A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 4 white candles and 6 black candles for a net of 2 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 27 white candles and 23 black candles for a net of 4 white candles.

A spinning top occurred (a spinning top is a candle with a small real body). Spinning tops identify a session in which there is little price action (as defined by the difference between the open and the close). During a rally or near new highs, a spinning top can be a sign that prices are losing momentum and the bulls may be in trouble.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 74.0411. This is not an overbought or oversold reading. The last signal was a sell 0 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 46.00. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a buy 21 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is 71. This is not a topping or bottoming area. The last signal was a buy 5 period(s) ago.


The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a buy 3 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

APPLE INC closed down -0.520 at 254.290. Volume was 99% below average (consolidating) and Bollinger Bands were 96% wider than normal.

Open     High      Low     Close     Volume___
255.600 262.490 252.000 254.290 494,952
Technical Outlook 
Short Term: Neutral
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish
Moving Averages: 10-period     50-period     200-period
Close: 245.27 290.88 250.35
Volatility: 85 87 50
Volume: 63,210,088 52,189,940 33,180,832

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.


APPLE INC is currently 1.6% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is high as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect volume flowing into and out of AAPL.O at a relatively equal pace (neutral). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on AAPL.O and have had this outlook for the last 28 periods.

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