For one company to make up such a tangible part of the entire world’s capital markets is beyond staggering. Apple’s impact is so distorting it’s no wonder financial analysts have started to track AAPL as separate from the financial markets. In fact, I doubt we will ever see anything like this again – ever. This is not meant to say that Apple is destined to fall from its lofty heights, just that the world’s financial markets are likely to diversify and more assets will become securitized – increasing the total pool that is tracked and traded so that a single firm is not likely to attain such a sizeable slice ever again.
Apple, the Global Market Monster: Supply Chain Voodoo [PRO]
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