Apple raised $6.5 billion on Monday due to the sale of its bonds on wall Street.
The stock hit a new all-time high Wednesday.
Apple needs to pay some taxes
What's the goal here: hedging a little teeny bit against inflation reducing the value of their pile of cash?
Apple's overseas money is made overseas, they aren't bringing it back because they NEED that money overseas to continue to compete overseas.
Almost all companies do this. Toyota doesn't take the revenues they generate in the US OUT of the US. It stays here--for you know--commercials, building cars/trucks, paying employees... etc..