Why investors punish Apple: liquidity, growth and apocalypse

By Luis Arroyo, in Madrid | The FT has published a very good article by John Authers on the unusual business practice that American companies maintain with their shareholders. As Authers says, at present, non-financial companies possess a cash cushion of 6% of their total assets, something that has never been witnessed in the last six decades. The companies, with large profits (profits have risen to their highest level since the…

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Weekend link fest

A curated selection of links we hope can enlighten us all; some come from our corner, some do from other corners of the net. And as always, our comment widgets are anxious to get your suggestions: Are we all Greeks? Yes, we are It’s not just economics, euro sceptics! Apple's sleazy secret police lose their leader Czech leaders, arrogant and corrupt how to get your ex back Three US economic misconceptions…