Live Blog: Apple announces 2013 third-quarter earnings

Apple on Tuesday reported sales of $35.3 billion and profit of $6.9 billion for its fiscal third quarter. Revenue was essentially flat from the $35 billion Apple tallied last year while profits fell 22 percent.

What do these numbers mean for the company’s long-term outlook? CEO Tim Cook and chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will hold a conference call with Wall Street analysts at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. You can find out what they have to say in our live blog below.

Apple's 2013 Third Quarter Earnings Briefing
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