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Trump setz auf-die Offshore-Milliarden der Tech-Reisen

  By Britta Weddeling, Annett Meiritz, and Katherina Kort (originally published by Handelsblatt) - Donald Trump und die Konzernbosse der Westküste hatten keinen guten Start. Die Fotos ihrer ersten Begegnung gingen um die Welt: Angestrengt scharten sich damals die Chefs von Apple, Microsoft und Amazon im Weißen Haus um den neuen Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten… [Cross-posted from Handelsblatt publication of December 27, 2017 […]

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Yes, we employers will use tax cut to hire

By Joseph Semprevivo (originally published by WND) - Congress is on track to send President Trump a package of tax cuts by Christmas, but we’re not out of the woods yet. At the heart of liberal opposition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which could still derail the bill, is opposition to the very principle of free-market […]

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79 percent of Americans would take a pay cut to work for a more ‘just’ company

By Jena McGregor (originally published by The Washington Post) - Americans prioritize one thing above all others when evaluating whether a company is a good corporate citizen: how they treat their workers… [Cross-posted from The Washington Post publication of November 9, 2017 at https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/on-leadership/wp/2017/11/09/79-percent-of-americans-would-take-a-pay-cut-to-work-for-a-more-just-company/?utm_term=.5b8ceef07448] The Washington Post article reprinted in Santa Fe New Mexican publication of November 9, 2017 publication […]

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4 ‘buyback’ stocks worth buying

By Ryan Derousseau (originally published by Fortune) - In their pitch for tax reform, President Trump and congressional Republicans have made promises that evoke Oprah Winfrey’s talk-show days. (“You get a tax cut! You get a tax cut!! YOU get a tax cut!!!”) But for investors, the biggest windfall may come from a deal that would require corporations to, at […]

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In Trump era, tech visas get a hard look

By Curt Woodward (originally published by Boston Globe) - Does the technology industry have such a shortage of qualified Americans that it needs to import thousands of workers from halfway around the world? For years, that’s been the sector’s central argument in favor of the federal H-1B visa program, which lets US employers hire up to […]

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The future of share buybacks under Trump

By Theo Vermaelen (originally published by INSEAD Knowledge) - Buyback lovers were relieved after the defeat of U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton who was a vocal critic of share buybacks. Her criticism boils down to the argument that buybacks are short-term price manipulation tools and come at the expense of future growth…. [Cross-posted from INSEAD Knowledge publication of […]

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Four of the largest Wall Street banks hit 12-month lows last week

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens (originally published by Wall Street on Parade) - Last Wednesday something noteworthy happened on Wall Street. Four of the largest Wall Street banks, each holding trillions of dollars in derivatives, hit new 12-month lows in intraday trading. The banks are Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley…. [Cross-posted […]

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Will the digital revolution make us all poorer?

By Simon Caulkin (originally published by Chartered Management Institute) - Whether they know it or not, life-changing economic decisions are looming for the new Conservative government. The biggest issues are productivity and jobs. Both are critical to the country’s future, and good performance would do more than anything to conjure away the deficit and restore the […]

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Elizabeth Warren’s anti-buyback call a winner

By Lisa Lee and Edward Hadas (originally published by Reuters Breaking News) - Share buybacks are at record levels in the United States. All that cash might please investors. But it means there’s less for both innovation and workers, which means growing inequality…. [Cross-posted from Reuters Breakingviews publication of June 16, 2015 at http://www.breakingviews.com/considered-view/elizabeth-warrens-anti-buyback-call-a-winner/]

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Are stock buybacks hurting the working class? US Senator presses SEC to reexamine its policies

By Owen Davis (originally published by International Business Times) – The topic of stock buybacks is quickly moving from the financial press to the national political stage. In the first substantive congressional attention the issue has attracted in decades, Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., is pressuring the Securities and Exchange Commission to re-examine rules that have enabled […]

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