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Are stock buybacks deepening America’s inequality?

By Matt Egan (originally published by CNNMoney) - One of Wall Street’s favorite tools could be deepening the growing chasm between America’s rich and poor… [Cross-posted from CNNMoney publication of March 5, 2018 at http://money.cnn.com/2018/03/05/investing/stock-buybacks-inequality-tax-law/index.html]

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A seminar on innovation economics, deconstructing shareholder value & equitable growth, William Lazonick Professor UMass Lowell

By Mike Baliman (originally published by London Fintech Podcast) - This week a bumper-packed Tour d’Horizon/Tour de Force. William Lazonick is best known for his iconic “2014 Harvard Business Review’s best article” Profits Without Prosperity: Stock Buybacks Manipulate the Market and Leave Most Americans Worse Off… Click HERE to listen podcast [Cross-posted from London Fintech Podcast of November 22, 2017 […]

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Die Gierist das Problem

By Katharina Kort (originally published by Handelsblatt) - Bill Lazonick gehört zu den Rebellen unter den Ökonomen. Seine feste Professur an der Elite-Universität Columbia hat er einfach aufgegeben, um eine Stelle an der staatlichen University of Massachusetts Lowell im Norden von Boston anzunehmen, weil ihn das mehr interessierte… [Cross-posted from Handelsblatt publication of November 11, 2017 at http://www.handelsblatt.com/my/unternehmen/management/us-oekonom-bill-lazonick-die-gier-ist-das-problem/20561824.html?ticket=ST-11073102-OIXMKZSkBDQkvcgpmE2a-ap2]

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Tax cuts—middle class boost or ‘fake math’?

By Hedrick Smith (originally published by Reclaim the Dream) - With Republicans surfacing more details of their tax-cut package and debate sharpening over its likely impact, Trump’s top economist forecasts a boost of $4,000 in annual income for the typical American family but most economists don’t buy that estimate and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer derides it […]

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Molinaroli left his mark on Johnson Controls in his brief, tumultuous tenure as CEO

By Guy Boulton (originally published by Journal Sentinel) – In less than three years, Alex Molinaroli transformed Johnson Controls Inc., setting off a burst of deal-making that culminated in the 132-year-old company being bought by Tyco International and its official headquarters being moved to Cork, Ireland…. [Cross-posted from Journal Sentinel publication of September 2, 2017 at http://www.jsonline.com/story/money/business/2017/09/02/molinaroli-left-his-mark-johnson-controls-his-brief-but-tumultuous-tenure-chief-exec-now-question-ho/624124001/]

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Why buybacks matter

By Christopher Gannatti (originally published by WisdomTree) - Share buybacks have become a major focus of conversation within the investment industry—most recently due to speculation that if the U.S. government were to institute some sort of “repatriation holiday,” profits currently being held overseas to avoid taxation would be utilized largely for share repurchases to thereby “goose” earnings-per-share (EPS) growth […]

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Confirming Team Trump: Jay Clayton can boost the economy by reining in Wall Street at the SEC

By Elaine Kamarck and William A. Galston (originally published by Brookings) - This week, the Senate will conduct confirmation hearings on Jay Clayton, President Trump’s nominee to head the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  No doubt the news will be overshadowed by all the other big stories in Congress, especially the health care vote… [Cross-posted from Brookings […]

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Why Bernie is the most popular politician in America

By Les Leopold (originally published by AlterNet) - Bernie Sanders has the highest approval rating of any politician in the country with 61 percent approving, with only 32 percent disapproving, according to a March 15 Fox News poll… [Cross-posted from AlterNet publication of March 19, 2017 at http://www.alternet.org/economy/why-bernie-most-popular-politician-america]

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6 reasons why Trump is too weak to save American jobs

By Les Leopold (originally published by the Huffington Post) - Donald J. Trump, the most powerful man in the world, thinks he can stop corporations from shipping jobs abroad. But with Rexnord now really making the move, it is clear that the commander-in-chief can’t even stop one small manufacturing company from shipping 300 jobs to Mexico…. [Crossed-posted from […]

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Will Trump betray 1,400 Carrier workers? Will progressives let him?

By Les Leopold (originally published by The Huffington Post) – Over the next two years, 1,400 Carrier air conditioner workers will see their decent paying jobs migrate to Mexico. This highly profitable Indiana facility, represented by the United Steel Workers, will make even more money south of the border where workers earn less in one day […]

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