Apple Sets Monday AM Call On Cash Position; Dividend Coming?

After months of pressure from investors, Cook indicated on several recent occasions that Apple’s board has stepped up discussions about what to do with its growing cash position, which at this point likely exceeds $100 billion.Find out more from Forbes



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Apple to Announce Plan for Its Cash

Apple has finally decided what to do with its cash hoard of nearly $100 billion. The company issued an unusual media alert on Sunday evening saying it planned to announce on Monday morning the long-awaited outcome to a discussion by its board about …Find out more from New York Times

Apple to announce plans for its $100 billion cash reserves tomorrow morning

By Richard Lawler posted Mar 18th 2012 6:41PM A slew of successful, high margin products have left Apple sitting on an almost unimaginable amount of money — $97 billion as of its last earnings report — and led to the natural question of just what to …Find out more from Engadget

Did Apple’s cash finally burn a hole in its pocket?

Mr. Market will be extremely disappointed if Apple (AAPL) does not declare a dividend. WHAT: Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, and Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s CFO, will host a conference call to announce the outcome of the Company’s discussions concerning its cash …Find out more from CNNMoney

Apple’s new iPad screen gets compared to iPad 2 under a microscope

There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that the new iPad has a display that puts every other tablet to shame. But if you’re interested in seeing what is perhaps the most vivid representation of just how much more advanced it is than the iPad 2′s display, …Find out more from SlashGear

Apple to host call Monday morning on cash holdings

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc said it would host a conference call on Monday morning to discuss the outcome of discussions about its cash balance as investors clamor for a return from its massive holdings. Apple has $98 billion in cash and …Find out more from Chicago Tribune

Apple to reveal decision on use of $98 billion cash hoard; analysts expect …

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. said it will announce the outcome of its internal discussion concerning its enormous cash balance on Monday morning. Analysts expect Apple to institute a dividend. It can easily afford one, since it had $97.6 billion in cash and …Find out more from Washington Post

Apple Makes Plans for Stockpiled Cash

By JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Apple Inc. said it would hold a conference call Monday morning to announce what it plans to do with its roughly $100 billion in cash, a move to address investors’ concerns over its growing cash hoard and how the money hasn’t …Find out more from Wall Street Journal

Apple to reveal decision on use of cash hoard

By Peter Svensson AP Technology Writer / March 18, 2012 NEW YORK—Apple Inc. said it will announce the outcome of its internal discussion concerning its enormous cash balance on Monday morning. Analysts expect Apple to institute a dividend.Find out more from Boston.com

Radio Show Pulls Exposé on Apple

By IAN SHERR, SAM SCHECHNER and JESSICA E. VASCELLARO Public-radio program “This American Life” has retracted an episode that had been critical of Apple’s manufacturing practices in China, saying that it contained “significant fabrications.Find out more from Wall Street Journal

Blog posts about Apple

Apple Cash Announcement: Company To Reveal Decision …

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. said it will announce the outcome of its internal discussion concerning its enormous cash balance on Monday morning. Analysts expect Apple to institute a dividend.More By The Huffington Post News Editors

Apple and the Daisey affair – Apple 2.0 – Fortune Tech

Why did the company keep its silence, when it knew a year ago what we know now? [caption id=More By Philip Elmer-DeWitt

Apple TV (2012) gets torn down, confirmed to have 512MB of RAM …

We already knew about most of the latest Apple TV’s technical upgrades, but a few key specs have eluded us since its announcement. That’s now changed,More By Joe Pollicino

Teardown of New Apple TV Reveals Same 8 GB Flash Storage …

Following the release of the third-generation Apple TV late last week, one forum member at XBMC.org has performed a teardown of the device, revealing…More By Eric Slivka

Apple Foxconn Story Retracted as Fabrications Discovered …

Mike Daisey’s Investigation of Apple and Foxconn retracted. Daisey admits he used “dramatic license” in the guise of journalistic reporting.More By Christine Lepisto

Other stuff around the web on Apple

Retracting “Mr. Daisey and the Apple Factory” | This American Life

Ira writes: I have difficult news. We’ve learned that Mike Daisey’s story about Apple in China – which we broadcast in January – contained significant fabrications.Read more here.