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Yes, Apple is a money making machine all right, but I take issue with this statement from the article:

Apple isn’t hoarding cash because they’re preparing for the apocalypse. They literally cannot distribute it fast enough to their shareholders. Over the last five years, they’ve spent a quarter of a trillion dollars on buybacks and dividends.

The bolded sentence simply isn't true: it would be pretty easy to up the dividend to use up all that cash. Not advisable mind you, just easy to do. Of course, if Apple increases the dividend too fast solely to use up excess cash, they risk having to decrease it in the future should they stop making so much money at some point. So, I'm perfectly fine with small yearly dividend increases.
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