Is political the same as avoiding a legal battle?
Originally Posted by Seeking Alpha
Apple considers returning more cash. Apple (AAPL) has been "in active discussions about returning additional cash to shareholders," the company said yesterday in response to a lawsuit from hedge fund titan David Einhorn, who wants the firm to pay out a lot more of its $137B mountain of money. The sides are also having a scrap over the issuing of preferred shares, although Apple is sounding all very conciliatory. One suspects that Steve Jobs wouldn't have been.