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U.S. companies — including many in the Bay State — are rolling in cash. But they’re growing increasingly fearful to spend it amid broader market anxieties.

Political uncertainty and trade tensions with China have prompted many businesses to take a conservative cash position in recent months, bucking predictions that the tax-reform law would spur U.S. companies to reinvest cash from abroad in jobs and expansion at home. A Business Journal analysis of roughly 3,000 public companies nationwide…