Apple Will Spend $45 Billion to Pay Dividends and Buy Shares Back

Sorry fanboys, there's no Steve Jobs cloning program or awesome philanthropic effort coming from Apple. But if you are an Apple shareholder, be happy: they just announced a $45 billion plan for a new dividend and share repurchase program. They will also keep 'making strategic investments.' » 3/19/12 8:35am 3/19/12 8:35am

Apple Announces Mysterious Conference Call to Tell What They Will Do…

This is strange. Apple's CEO Tim Cook and Apple's CFO Peter Oppenheimer will host a special conference tomorrow. The topic: "the outcome of the Company's discussions concerning its cash balance." That's $100,000 million in cash, people. They can buy bloody Walmart. » 3/18/12 6:42pm 3/18/12 6:42pm