The teetotaling corporation: its preferred liquid is cash.
Further, make no mistake, dividend-paying stocks are back in vogue, for those like Microsoft, when cash is successfully hoarded new opportunities such as share buybacks, dividend payouts and better leverage for acquisitions and new capital investments create renewed interest in stock activity by investors. So what's the general corporate cash collective on best efforts to "stash the cash"?
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A Fortune 500 CEO with broad executive management experience, A. Barry Rand has a proven record of accelerating high-growth businesses to success and market leadership. He is currently Chairman and CEO of Equitant, the innovator and premier provider of fully integrated Order-to-Cash (O2C[TM]) Outsourcing for Global 1000 corporations.
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|Title Annotation:||Manage Your Assets|
|Author:||Rand, A. Barry|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Oct 1, 2004|
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