The US is the biggest economy and will still be for a few years to come. The expectation for Chinese GDP to overtake the US is somewhere around 2018 or 2019.
Most shareholders would have no objection if the underlying company does all sorts of unethical behavior (dumping hazardous waste, engaging in slave labor, cutting worker benefits/pay) as long as it increases their profitability (and share price) while managing to avoid being in the press.
I'd figure that's small enough that no one would care in tossing him back over.
From my varied experience of assembling machines, the motherboard has always been the most important choice around which everything else is based.
It doesn't say that the poverty line is much higher today than in 1960, so implying that people are worse off is nonsense.
It's somewhat indexed to inflation via CPI to the 1965 rate ($3,223), so practically it should be the same/similar level even if larger with inflation.
I have a tricycle from when I was a kid but you don't see me complaining.
God, I wish there was a sarcasm font.
You can do a lookup rather easily for your region.
TFA says moving production to the US would add 65$ to labor costs.
Not certain where they get those statistics, but even if they were that high, adding such a cost would still retain the iPhone's profitability.