Factors affecting Apple's stock price

There's been a lot of consternation, speculation, amazement, surprise, even jeering with regards to the recent tumble in Apple's stock price. Some see it as comeuppance a long time in the making and others have dismissed the ever nebulous "Wall Street" as having gotten this one wrong.

It's too early to say which direction the stock will move throughout the year but if its appears so evident that Apple's revenue and growth numbers can't explain the recent tumble then what can? More attention needs to be directed towards Apple's cash assets. Specifically what they do with it, how its invested, and what risks it can occur. What you'll quickly understand is due to the way Apple's cash horde is managed, these in fact little information available. It is precisely this kind of information starved environment that investors (large investors) are adverse to.

What is Apple doing with its money?