If Only You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of An Apple Computer Back In '97

Apple fans boast of the company’s hardware and software reliability, but product performance has got nothing on Apple’s ability to rock the stock market. According to KyleConroy, it would have been much smarter to have invested in Apple stock rather than computers.

If you’d taken the $5,700 it cost to buy an Apple PowerBook G3 250 when it came out in 1997 and invested it in Apple stock, you’d have $330,000 now. Makes you think twice about springing for an iPad.

What if I had bought Apple stock instead? [KyleConroy]
(Thanks, Jonathan!)