Apple Lost Luster

December 7, 2012 - 3:33 PM
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012, file photo, the Apple logo is shown on a stock ticker at the Nasdaq MarketSite, in New York. Apple is entering the home stretch of what will likely be its best holiday season yet as shoppers snap up iPhones and iPads in record numbers in December 2012. Yet the world's most valuable company has lost its luster among investors, causing Apple's stock price to plunge by more than 20 percent from a peak reached less than three months ago when the latest iPhone went on sale. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)