Originally Posted by macarena
Outside of a share buy back, the next best option for Apple is to use some of this cash to prise open a market that otherwise would be impossible to play in.
For instance, take the US Cable...
Originally Posted by Technarchy
The mobile landscape is growing and becoming more competitive.
Apple should save the cash for R&D and innovation.
They have MORE than enough for this.
Apples server farm in North...
Originally Posted by sunilraman
This is what I don't understand. Why would a company with all that money need to issue dividends? .
To reward shareholders. They are owners of the business and should get a share of the profits....
Originally Posted by ksec
Please Dont give back dividends. They should just continue to invest.
Most of the so called "CASH" aren't even inside US. And those inside US are continued to be used as operational cost and...
Originally Posted by Blastdoor
Kind of like how cell phones were beyond their core competency as of 2006?
Are you really going to argue that banking is their core competency?
If so please put forth some reasoning. I'd like...
Originally Posted by Dr Millmoss
More than a billion a week, at least based on the Q1 2012 rate of accumulation. Last quarter they were net an eye-popping $16b. Probably this won't be repeated in Q2, but the rate is certainly...
Originally Posted by SolipsismX
There are many reasons to buy back stock but in the case of Apple doing so would strengthen each share. It would be, among other things, an indication from Apple that their stock price is...
Originally Posted by Rabbit_Coach
Apple to reinvent the banking system? They reinvented so many things that's true and amazing! And with Tim Cook and his golden hands for everything with finances! Hmm... May not be the craziest...
Originally Posted by cws
I do not want or need dividends. It only subjects me to tax. I own APPL for my retirement, which is many years away.
Then isn't it in a tax sheltered account like an IRA? If not,...
Originally Posted by wizard69
In fact I'd go so far as to say that it has to work on other hardware. Do you really think Apple would invest in TB if it didn't have a play for its embedded ARM chips?
That's an interesting...