Corporate cash surplus will be easy to misspend

By Chris Hughes
April 3, 2012

Large companies are sitting on spare cash, generating more, and are able to borrow cheaply. Where will it all go? Overly stringent investment hurdles will sadly deter investment spending. Though U.S. tax policy is a deterrent, financially driven M&A and buybacks are more likely.

Cash, not China, is Google’s biggest problem

January 21, 2010

Cash, not China, is Google's biggest conundrum. More precisely, where should the search giant point its gusher of greenbacks?