Apple vs. Einhorn: Why the Investor Is Suing a Company He Loves

Greenlight Capital's David Einhorn pushes Apple to return some of its $137 billion cash hoard to shareholders.
David Einhorn, president and co-founder of Greenlight Capital, during a Bloomberg Television interview in New York on Feb. 7. Photograph by Scott Eells/Bloomberg

David Einhorn loves Apple. On CNBC and Bloomberg Television appearances this morning, the hedge fund manager described the company as “phenomenal” multiple times. He reiterated that the single largest position his Greenlight Capital holds is a bullish bet on Apple. In a press release, he said the company was “filled with talented people creating iconic products that consumers around the world love.”

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