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Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Inversions

Should Companies Have To Pay Taxes?

Reading companies’ annual reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission is a reliable cure for insomnia. Every so often, though, there is a significant revelation in the paperwork. This year, one of the most important revelations came from Microsoft’s filings, which spotlighted how the tax code allows corporations to enjoy the benefits of American citizenship […]

August 29, 2014
Burger King

Warren Buffett Is ‘Betting Against America’ On Burger King. Or Is He?

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Back in February, in his annual message to shareholders in his company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett said this: “Who has ever benefited during the past 237 years by betting against America? … America’s best years lie ahead.” You can expect these words to be thrown back in Buffett’s face […]

August 28, 2014