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The Money Problem Apple Inc Doesn't Want You to Know About

By Jeremy Bowman - Sep 8, 2015 at 6:21PM

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The iPhone-maker is making boatloads of profits, but it has also taken a lot of debt. Here's why it could be a problem.

In just two years, Apple Inc's (AAPL -2.46%) debt has jumped from $0 to $47 billion, making it one of the biggest borrowers on Wall Street. While the company has invested alongside its debt to establish a seemingly conservative position, taking on $15 billion or more of debt annually may not be sustainable. 

Here are few of the challenges Apple faces in its quest to return capital to shareholders. 

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