Citi analysts says Apple will be able to repatriate about $220 billion in cash to the US under the Trump tax cut.
The analysts said Apple has far too much cash at close to $250 billion and it grows annually by about $50 billion.
"Historically, Apple has avoided repatriating cash to the U.S.to avoid high taxation". Apple wants to get benefited from this by using its $252 billion cash stored in foreign jurisdiction.
According to Suva's latest report, if we do see Apple buying Netflix, the iPhone maker would only need about one-third of the expected $220 billion in cash it's expected to have after it repatriates its cash. According to some analysts with financial company Citi, Apple may have set its sights on the ripe streaming service.
Besides the Apple-Netflix speculation, the streaming company's shares may have also been boosted by Macquarie Research's recommendation in a note written to clients on Tuesday.
Texans GM Smith taking leave of absence However, it is unlikely that Houston will allow him to coach next season without signing him to a contract extension. The Texans went 9-7 in each of the head coach's first three seasons and won AFC South titles in 2015 and 2016.
If Apple were to buy Netflix it could spark a tech giant arms race, with the likes of Amazon and Google both looking for ways to shore up Amazon Prime Video and YouTube repetitively to fend off any extra competition Netflix can levy with Apple's help and the iOS ecosystem.
Originally founded in 1997 as a mail-based DVD rental program, Netflix has since redefined its image as the world's leading streaming content provider. Now that we know that such a deal can happen, the question is, will it?
He argued that the streaming firm is "actually being more judicious" about how much it spends on original content, contrary to the many headlines reporting that it's willing to spend $20 million per original TV episode.
Reports from September even suggested that Apple might lease the Culver Studios in California as part of a broader plan to invest $1 billion into TV and movie productions. However, "he points that there are strategic reasons for Apple to buy Netflix when you look at the financials, it would take a long time for the bet to pay off if it ever does". It reportedly has backed a Steven Spielberg anthology series and a drama series, not yet titled, starting Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. Google-owned YouTube is already producing original television series, whereas Amazon has won Oscars for "Manchester by the Sea" show. The boost in original content will result in a $2 billion saving in licensing fees, the analyst said. Nollen believes Netflix can save money by spending less on licensed content.
Thompson, 64, will move into a new role as senior adviser to football operations, the team announced Tuesday. Defensive line coach Mike Trgovac and assistant linebacker coach Scott McCurley have also been let go .
Don't forget though, all this talk of Read Dead Redemption II's release date is all speculative at this point. The date is also a Friday and it falls within the release window that has been announced by Rockstar.
Batteries typically decline in power output over time, reducing the amount of power they are able to provide to the device. This welcome clarification comes just days after Apple began offering battery replacements earlier than expected.
She also told NBCBLK that her goal was to continue fighting for justice for him and others caught in similar situations. A grand jury declined to indict the officer; the city agreed to pay a $US6 million ($7.6 million) civil settlement.
In October, security forces freed two hostages, including an American woman, held by a Taliban-linked group for five years. He added that USA operations in Afghanistan were being affected because Islamabad provided "safe haven" to terrorists.
Firms were more upbeat about their outlook and potential growth in 2018, as the future output index strengthened. The headline manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to 54.9 in December from 52.9 in October.
Police say based upon interviews, the limited amount of ammunition and other investigative finding, no unlawful intent was found. Police say Ziemba told HPD he kept the guns in his hotel room so they wouldn't be stolen from his vehicle .
Afterwards Pep Guardiola said: " Gabriel Jesus is injured, he will be out for maybe one month or two months". We were lucky against Tottenham and against Newcastle . "But now Alexis is an Arsenal player".
The goal is to provide subsidized legal support to those who have faced harassment or assault in the workplace. Women in blue-collar industries who've been exploited can access a $13 million legal defense fund .
The image appears to confirm a couple of earlier leaks, revealing the Galaxy S9 will come with single camera setup on the rear. OnePlus 6 will reportedly have fingerprint sensor below the display, and will be powered by the Snapdragon 845 platform.
Mega Millions jackpot reaches $363 million
On Saturday night, no one matched all six Powerball numbers, sending Wednesday's drawing to $440 million. That means it is more likely for the grand total to roll into the next drawing - increasing jackpots.
Storm Eleanor on the way
People are also being warned that public transport could be affected or cancelled and that there may also be power cuts. Flying debris could lead to injuries or danger to life, while some damage to buildings is likely, it has said.
A Series of Unfortunate Events Will Return in March
Based on this new trailer, it looks like this new season will have a fittingly charming and darkly fantastical style. This second season is expected to do the next five and an eventual third season would finish out the adaptations.
At Least 10 Dead In Iran Protests As World Pressure Grows
The protests have become the biggest test for the regime since demonstrations following the disputed 2009 presidential election. Some unconfirmed reports on social media have stated that the city was also briefly occupied by anti-government protesters.
New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below
The extreme cold alert continues in Waterloo region and Wellington county, also for much of eastern Ontario, for New Year's Eve. National Weather Service forecasters say there is no relief for at least the next week from the bone chilling temperatures.
Minimum wage rises to $10.40 an hour on path toward $15
The new minimum wage would result in an Irish worker taking home a gross income of €1,613.95 per month, and €1,521.57 after tax. The fast food restaurants required to pay the minimum wage are also defined by the agency.