As the BBC has reported, the software company Apple has more cash on hand than the United States federal government, according to the company’s financial records.
Apple’s quarterly financial report shows that the company responsible for the iPad, iPod and the iPhone now has $76.4 billion in reserve cash, while the Treasury Department is sitting on just $73.7 billion.
International credit rating agencies have threatened to downgrade the national debt for the first time in the nation’s history if Washington does not come up with a solution to lift the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling while implementing a concrete plan to get the nation’s financial house in order. Meanwhile, Apple’s financial report shows that the company’s profits, even through the last recession, are booming.
Source: Yahoo news