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1 More Way That Apple's Bond Move Was Simply Perfect

There's no doubt that Apple's use of debt has drawn as much criticism as it has praise. At the end of April, Apple opted to dive into the historically cheap debt markets rather than tap into its massive cash balances overseas. This bold move drew the ire of many, including the U.S. Senate, who asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to testify on Capitol Hill in the wake of the announcement. 

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