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A customer holds his new iPhone at Puerta del Sol Apple Store as Apple launches iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 26, 2014 in Madrid.

Who is Carl Icahn and what does he do?

Oct 9, 2014
A former corporate raider looking to remold companies. His current target? Apple
Posted In: apple, Carl Icahn, stock buybacks

Stock buybacks could be good for investors

Oct 8, 2014
Critics have sounded alarms that companies are pumping up their stock price.
Posted In: stock, stock buybacks, IBM

Apple to buy back $10 billion stock, pay dividend

Mar 19, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a conference call today it would start spending down its nearly $100-billion pile of cash with a $10 billion share buyback and a quarterly stock dividend of $2.65 a share.
Posted In: apple, stock buybacks, dividends, tim cook

How to spend a $100 billion: Ask Apple

Mar 19, 2012
Apple earns only about 1% interest by hoarding its pile of cash reserves. Today, it announced how it would start earning investor love with a stock buyback and dividends.
Posted In: apple, dividends, stock buybacks

The futility of trying to time the market

Mar 13, 2012
Investors can't consistently beat the market. Neither can senior management.
Posted In: Investing, market timing, stock buybacks, stock, equities