Apple shares have suffered a four-point hit after rumours of a possible recall of the iPhone 4 surfaced.
The following transcription of a call one anonymous trader fielded last night gives a possible clue as to what's going on...
A: Hello, I'd like to sell some shares
B: Hello, sorry you want to sell me some chairs?
A: No, my Apple shares, I want to sell them.
B: Hello? Sorry hello? Ah, what Apple? Ah, iPhone 4? Listen.
A: Hello. Yes I want to sell my shares.
B: Ah the chair salesman.
A: No! shares. Apple shares.
B: You're the one with an iPhone 4
A: Yes, how did you know?
B: I'm having trouble hearing you, sir.
B: But we have a solution. Take the phone between thumb and forefinger And place it up against the wall. Then take a hammer and six-inch nail and nail it to the wall sir. We shall be able to talk then.
A: Are you sure?
B: Certainly sir.
B: Hello sir.
A: Yes I'd like to sell my shares in Apple.
B : Certainly sir, and how many would sir like to dispose of...