All of us were reminded over and over and over during the last few days that Apple has more cash on hand than does the U.S. government. This coincidence means precisely nothing to either outfit. We won’t see President Obama asking Steve Jobs for a loan, nor will we see Steve Jobs offering one. Yes, the government is broke and yes, Apple has a lot of cash. But GE has almost $50 billion more than Apple, so where are all the GE stories?
There’s a mystery about Apple’s cash and that mystery has to do with Steve’s strategy for holding all that money. What’s it for? The predominant theory seems to be that Apple intends to make a huge acquisition and […]