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Apple's prospects are strong, but suppliers aren't smiling

Component makers, gadget assemblers grapple with heavy dependence

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iPhones are Apple's main source of income, contributing more than 60% of the company's total revenue.   © Reuters

TAIPEI Apple's earnings once again beat estimates in the quarter just ended. Its profit margin is over 20% and its stock has gained some 30% since the beginning of the year, boosting its market cap to a historic high with billionaire investor Warren Buffett buying up shares in the company.

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