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Old 09-14-2012, 01:24 PM   #81
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Old 09-14-2012, 09:21 PM   #82
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That's a political talking point.
There is always a reason that large corps hoard cash. Usually its because they expect a big slowdown on their market, or the business environment is not favorable to invest in their opinion. In this case, the business environment looks uncertain to them, so they are holding tight. I don't blame them one bit...........

How is that political?
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Economists will tell you the reason they sit on cash is that there's lack of demand, which is understandable given the unemployment and the near-meltdown of the banking system.

But to admit that would be to open yourself to the notion of exploring fiscal policies to stimulate or replace some of the shortfall in demand.
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