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Ready to trade in your old phone? Meet the folks behind our gadget buyback (highest prices, btw)

We recently launched a gadget buyback program that promises to pay more for used and broken Apple devices than Gazelle, Walmart and even Apple itself. This post is about the startup company we partnered with to bring you this service. A college friend who bought a new phone and was about to trash a defunct […]

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Apple could fund stock buyback with $5 billion bond sale

Apple is reportedly planning to unload $ 5 billion worth of bonds in its fourth multi-billion dollar debt offering in two years, according to Bloomberg. The news outlet is reporting that the deal could happen as early as today, with proceeds used for stock repurchases,…Read more ›

Apple is raising $17 billion in debt for expanded buyback program

Wall Street is lining up to stuff its pockets with cash from Apple’s money printing empire, but rather than dipping into its massive offshore cash pile to pay for its expanded buyback program, Apple is once again planning to raise…Read more ›

ISS Recommends Voting ‘No’ On Icahn’s $50bn Buyback Proposal

Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that shareholders vote against Carl Icahn’s share buyback proposal for Apple. According to the ISS report, “[The Apple board] has returned the bulk of its U.S.-generated cash to shareholders via aggressive…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Board Asks Shareholders To Vote Against Icahn Buyback

He’s appeared on the cover of Time magazine, and been called a “Johnny Come Lately” by Apple shareholders — and now Carl Icahn has also received a response from Apple regarding his proposed $ 50 billion buyback plan. In short, Apple…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Carl Icahn Rallies Apple Shareholders To Demand Stock Buyback

Carl Icahn, the richest investor on Wall Street who has been pressing Apple to make a $ 150 billion stock buyback, has announced the next phase of his master plan. He has submitted a proposal to Apple shareholders that asks them…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Carl Icahn Publishes Letter To Tim Cook Calling For Immediate $150 Billion Buyback

Last night Carl Icahn took to Twitter to talk about one of his favorite subjects, Apple. The billionaire investor tweeted that he had just sent a letter to Tim Cook and would be publishing the letter on his new website…Read more ›

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Carl Icahn Says He Pushed Tim Cook Hard To Do A $150 Billion Buyback

o-CARL-ICAHN-NETFLIX-facebookCarl Icahn finally got his dinner date wish with Tim Cook last night, after the famous billionaire investor took to Twitter a few weeks ago to preach how Wall Street has seriously undervalued AAPL stock. Along with parading his optimism for Apple’s stock, Icahn purchased a major stake in AAPL stock and has been dying for Cupertino to […]

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Tim Cook And Carl Icahn Plan To Discuss Magnitude Of Share Buyback Over Dinner

Spoke to Tim. Planning dinner in September. Tim believes in buyback and is doing one. What will be discussed is magnitude. — Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 22, 2013 Famous billionaire investor Carl Icahn took to Twitter this afternoon to announce that he and his new buddy Tim Cook are going to be meeting up for […]

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Apple Sells Record $17 Billion Worth Of Bonds To Finance Its Stock Buyback


Despite having a mountain of cash overseas, Apple has decided it’d be cheaper for the company to go into debt for its stock buyback program, rather than bring the money back to the U.S. to be taxed.

After taking the initial steps yesterday toward offering bonds to investors, Apple opened up its order book today and plans to sell $ 17 billion worth of bonds. The six-part all dollar offering has  [Read More…]