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Originally Posted by irishtop View Post
It may not sound like a lot, but the public still gets upset when things go awry. Take for instance the US government loan to Solyndra for $537,000,000.

It may not count as 'a lot' because it's not in the billions, but money is still money and people don't like losing money.
kweechy hit the point.

If you want to be on the cutting edge of any high-tech/emerging manufacturing industry, you have to go big. Most of these industry depend on economies of scale to drive down cost. However, it requires a large capital cost to build a plant at this scale.

Money is money... but in the long term, return on investments is much more important than money itself. What is a few hundred million now when it allows you to get a piece of a future multi-billion market?
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