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Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Apple CEO Tim Cook gestures Oct. 4 during the introduction of the iPhone 4S at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. Apple Inc. is finally using its $98 billion pile of cash to reward shareholders, saying it’s instituting both a dividend and share buyback program. (Associated Press file)