The U.S. stock markets are closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but one can only surmise that Apple's share price will take a hit when investors return tomorrow. I'll be discussing this issue with Gary Doyle of 570News in Kitchener just after 1:00 p.m. Eastern today (listen live here.)
(If you'd like to listen to the interview, the show page is here. The actual interview, in MP3 format, is here.)
Beyond the seismic market implications of the potential departure of one of the most influential business leaders of our generation - I'm not fawning here; it is what it is - I find myself looking at things from another perspective. A human one.
He's sick. Very, apparently. And however much success we've amassed on this planet, we all leave it the same way. I feel deep empathy for his family as they ponder what tomorrow will bring, and watch his every move, wondering whether this is the beginning of the end. So many of us have been there that I feel compelled to view today's news through that lens before any other.
Your turn: Thoughts?
But wait, there's more: I ended up chatting about this on television...
- Business News Network (BNN) - video here
- CTV News Channel with Sandie Rinaldo - video here
- CTV National News report with Omar Sachedina - report video here, newscast video here (report is about 2:20 in).