FORTUNE -- As John R. noted in the comment stream of Mary Childs' latest story on the Bloomberg newswire, she is not an idiot: "She knows using a sensational headline containing 'Apple' will attract readers."
Thus a rise in interest rates across the board is reported on Bloomberg as Apple (AAPL) news:
But perhaps John R. is being unfair. The article was edited by Alan Goldstein. Maybe he wrote the headline, in which case he should be reading the comments her piece drew. A sample:
To which I might add that a bond still has its face value if you hold it to maturity.
As is customary at Bloomberg, Childs and Goldstein attached their e-mail addresses to the bottom of the piece. I've never known a Bloomberg reporter to return e-mail sent to those addresses, but you're welcome to try.
SEC filing suggests that its $60 billion stock buyback has not yet begun in earnest.
FORTUNE -- Apple (AAPL) on Monday set in motion the financial mechanisms necessary to initiate the $100 billion cash management plan announced last week.
By 11 a.m., according to an SEC Form S-3 filing, the company will have deposited the cash necessary to pay accrued dividends. According to Reuters it will also be holding a series of meetings with potential MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Apr 29, 2013 10:27 AM ET
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