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Final Note

Greece’s debt, compared to Apple’s profit

Kai Ryssdal Jan 25, 2012

This final note today, in which we provide the answer to the Greek debt crisis. It came along with Apple’s profit report yesterday.

Bloomberg did a little math after it had had a chance to digest the numbers. Apple had $97.6 billion in cash in the bank as of the end of last year. Greece has $62 billion in debt coming due this year.

So that’s a bailout plus, say, the entire net worth of Boeing, with $20 billion left over.

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