Is Apple Stock a Sell Amid China Unrest?

What's in store for Apple stock amid estimates for severe iPhone shortages? Here, we take a closer look.

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As we enter the final month of 2022, a year unforgiving to the tech industry, Apple (AAPL, $148.03) stock remains quite volatile.

A big reason is the potential iPhone shortfall resulting from worker unrest at the Foxconn plant in Zhengzhou, China. Employees at the plant where Apple iPhone Pro's are manufactured have been protesting the country's zero-COVID policy.

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Will Ashworth
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.