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By Emily Thornton and Fred Jespersen
Which U.S. companies have been salting away the most cash as the recession deepens and financial markets gyrate? The following slide show presents the U.S. nonbank companies that posted the largest increases in their cash holdings in the most recent quarter, according to data from S&P Compustat, BusinessWeek, and the companies themselves. We also detail what the companies told us they plan to do with their cash hoards.
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