Apple Fumbles the Cash Question

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TaimoorZ
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TaimoorZ   1/25/2012 9:57:33 AM
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Bolaji, what do you think are some of the ways Apple can utitlize the surplus pile of cash effectively? Would you suggest an option which involves pumping the cash back into business, or would it be better to acquire a company and look to diversify?

rohscompliant
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rohscompliant   1/25/2012 10:48:05 AM
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Yes they should diversify ..........and buy my company...........shameless plug ...sorry!

Bolaji Ojo
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Bolaji Ojo   1/25/2012 11:11:12 AM
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TaimoorZ, My next blog is going to be on possible uses for Apple's huge cash.

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Bolaji Ojo   1/25/2012 11:11:52 AM
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rohscompliant, They are looking already at your company. :)

Barbara Jorgensen
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Barbara Jorgensen   1/25/2012 12:55:02 PM
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I wonder if Apple, true to form, is trying to buck the trend that cash on hand is risky. I'm not a finance expert, but hasn't the idea been that too much cash makes you a takeover target? Although there are companies out there that could buy Apple, I don't see happening. What are the risks from the purely financial standpoint from cash on hand?

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Hospice_Houngbo   1/25/2012 4:09:05 PM
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"My next blog is going to be on possible uses for Apple's huge cash."

@Bolaji:

You should send them your proposal/ideas and get paid for that. LOL!

Hospice_Houngbo
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Hospice_Houngbo   1/25/2012 4:14:48 PM
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"What are the risks from the purely financial standpoint from cash on hand?"

Apple has more cash on hand than they can handle? Does it mean that they are ripping their customers off by selling their products at a higher price? They may consider lowering their pricing a little bit.

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JADEN   1/25/2012 4:42:59 PM
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If Apple don't know what to do with their huge piled cash, may be they should think of another invention and called it iWorld, since they have iPad, iPhone, etc. Or on a lighter mood, the acquire Microsoft Corporation or Google.

JADEN
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JADEN   1/25/2012 4:46:05 PM
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@ Hospice_Houngbo,

I think you are right, they must have ripped off customers by selling their products at higher price.  For having such huge cash, they can easily sell at cheaper price.

Damilare
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Damilare   1/25/2012 7:10:18 PM
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I disagree that they are ripping off customers by selling high priced goods, afterall, they do not coerce people to buy their goods

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