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Published in TZ Latest News 8 August, 2014 by The TZ Newswire Staff

Corporate 1% in U.S. gets richer as cash gathers dust abroad

A new wealth gap is opening among U.S. corporations, where cash holdings are growing more concentrated as the rich get richer. The top 1 percent is a Who’s Who of multinationals, including Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Google Inc. (GOOG), Coca-Cola Co. (KO), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Ford Motor Co. (F), that reap a big share of profits from non-U.S. sales. Because tax law discourages moving that money back to the U.S., cash is piling up abroad and companies are taking novel steps to adapt, including borrowing against those assets to finance operations at home.

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