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Companies Stockpiling Cash, Protecting Balance Sheets, But Hampering Economic Recovery

July 16, 2010 Nonfinancial corporations grew holdings of liquid assets 25 percent over the past two years to $1.84 trillion, the highest level on record. This trend reflects efforts by companies to protect balance sheets and reduce their reliance on credit markets for future growth. Some corporations have begun to use built-up cash for stock […]