Monday, February 20, 2012


The Cash Tech Companies Are Stockpiling: $700 Billion
Nicole Volpe Miller | November 29, 2011
Technology companies have been hoarding cash. Todd Coupland, an analyst at CIBC World Markets, estimates that U.S. companies could top $700 billion of cash on hand in 2011, making tech the most cash-rich sector after financial services. Apple alone is sitting on about $82 billion in cash and marketable securities.
They're sitting on $700Bn, but if we let 'em keep even MORE $$$ with corporate tax cuts, they'll suddenly magically start HIRING!

Note: this $700Bn is $$$ effectively sequestered - it's NOT in the economy, it's just SITTING there!

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