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What If I Had Bought Apple Stock Instead?

We all know Apple’s stock is now worth like never before. It’s been a terrific year for Apple, and so it’s been for those who bought stock years ago and now have a huge amount of money in their hands. I wish I had bought some Apple stock instead of that damn vacation in Switzerland. But what about Apple products? Have you ever wondered how much money you spent on those iPods and could have invested in stock instead?

Kyle Conroy thinks you should wonder, and for this reason he’s put a very interesting table together, showing of much money you would have now if you bought Apple stock instead. It’s genius, and I’m telling you - you’re going to regret everything. Almost everything, maybe.

Values are calculated using Apple’s stock price of $270.38/share, and the data set for the calculations is available on GitHub.

Check it out here, and please don’t cry for that PowerBook G3 250 you bought in 1997.

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