What Could Apple's $110 Billion Cash Hoard Buy?

By Nikhil Hutheesing - 2012-07-27T22:09:59Z

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202 million Macbook Airs and Macbook Pros

People love the Macbook Air ($999) for its sleekness and the Macbook Pro ($1,199) for its power. If Apple's management felt the urge, the $110 billion could buy more than 100 million laptops. Not only would it be providing itself a killer sales quarter, it could then donate them to about half of the world's unemployed -- some 202 million people, according to the International Labor Organization -- and likely get a charitable deduction to boot.