It's always been this way with Apple and Wall Street -- they're happy to ride the Apple wave as long as it makes them money, start expecting the wave to never break and when it shows signs of cresting, they kill the stock.

I still remember the fall of '99 when Apple posted a loss for the quarter. The Wall Street brainiacs called it an Apple-specific trend and killed the stock by 50% the following day. And then proceeded to lose their shirts when the rest of the tech sector crashed too ...