Apple's U.S. Operations Are Suddenly Taking Center Stage

Though it's easy to forget as its efforts to grow in China, India and various other foreign markets produce headlines, the U.S. still accounts for 35% of Apple's  (AAPL) revenue. And until offshore cash tax relief arrives, the company is quite dependent on U.S. cash flows to both finance its many domestic activities and (along with debt raises) help pay for its large capital returns.

Three recent stories - one intriguing, two a little worrisome -- have put the spotlight on Apple's U.S. operations ahead of the iPhone 8 launch:...1028 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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