Apple Stock News: Apple Watch Investing In Health

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For the latest Apple Stock News, AAPL closed at $112.88 on Monday, September 27th, 2016, with 0.15% gain, or $0.17 from Apple’s previous closing $112.71.

Since Apple’s third quarter ended for the year 2016 in June 25th, Apple’s stock has increased in value by nearly 21%. Investors await anxiously as Apple is scheduled to report its fourth quarter earnings on October 27, 2016.

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Although the Apple iPhone 7 continues to make headlines, a potential viable feature is in development for the Apple Watch Series 2. Apple visions its latest Apple Watch Series 2, to be used as a diagnostic medical tool. Apple Watch users currently have the ability to monitor and record data of their fitness and heart rate with its apps ,but are left to interpret the data to the best of their knowledge. Instead of leaving users to interpret the data, Apple wants its watch to interpret the data using knowledge from medical professionals and offer preliminary analysis from the data received.  According to Bloomberg, Apple is developing a software to interpret the data received.  Apple has hired a number of healthcare professionals to supervise in the products development.

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The watch is also looking into recording and monitoring sleep patterns. This could serve as a viable tool to those lacking sleep. The National Sleep Foundation reports the average American gets the required number of hours to sleep, however at least 35% lack sleep quality. Users may be able to monitor their sleep pattern and better share information with their doctors.

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