Apple Inc. (AAPL) and China Mobile Deal Coming Soon?

apple chinaInvestors held out hope that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) might have one of its famous “one more thing” moments up it’s sleeve at his week’s iPhone keynote event. It didn’t, and, you know what happened to the stock afterward.

One of the items investors hoped Apple might surprise them with was the announcement of a deal with China Mobile (NYSE:CHL) , the world’s largest telecom provider. Apple and China Mobile have historically had icy relations. However, between repeated meetings of the two companies’ respective heads this year and the immense potential such a deal holds for these growth-starved companies, there was a sense of hopeful optimism that the two could finally come to terms.

And while it’s sorely disappointing that they’ve failed to reach an agreement so far this year, not all hope is lost. In fact, a deal could be closer than many realize. In this video, tech and telecom analyst Andrew Tonner discusses a recent move that could mean an Apple-China Mobile deal is still just around the corner.

Complete List Of iShares Dow Jones U.S. Technology Index Fund ETF (IYW) Holdings

Top 10 Holdings 67.06% of Total Assets as of 9/17/2013
Company Symbol % Assets
Apple Inc. AAPL 18.17
Microsoft Corporation MSFT 9.96
Google Inc. GOOG 9.01
International Business Machines IBM 7.49
Cisco Systems, Inc. CSCO 4.97
Oracle Corporation Common Stock ORCL 4.63
QUALCOMM Incorporated QCOM 4.57
Intel Corporation INTC 4.37
EMC Corporation Common Stock EMC 2.17
Hewlett-Packard Company Common HPQ 1.72

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