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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:19:08 GMT
15 biggest employers in the world - USA TODAY
They are also based throughout the world, from the United States to China to Russia to Germany. Based on figures from S& P Capital IQ, these are the largest employers in the world. Employee count is just one indicator of a company's size. The companies .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:18:36 GMT
Why Canada now skates circles around US on business taxes - MarketWatch (blog)
Yet Canada has made a conscious and concerted effort over the last 15 years to slash its corporate tax rate, making it one of the most attractive places in the world to locate a global-oriented business. The United States? Tax reform has repeatedly .

Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:16:48 GMT
WASHINGTON -- The United States has approved anti-dumping duties against South Korea and other producers of steel pipes for the energy sector, a victory for domestic producers hoping to benefit from a boom in the US shale oil and gas industry . .

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:37:00 GMT
Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-bound - Los Angeles Times
The Guardian- - Los Angeles TimesTwo-thirds of the new company's revenue will come from Canada, with 20% from the U.S. and 13% from the rest of the world, the firms said. Canada also has a lower tax rate, allowing Burger King to reduce its tax bill. The combined federal, state and .Burger King faces tax controversy after $11bn Tim Hortons purchaseThe GuardianConfiscatory Taxes, Eh?National Review OnlineCan Tim Hortons preserve its brand while 'serving a new master'?Financial PostChicago Tribune -The Independent -Chron.comall 3,204 news articles .

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:47:19 GMT
The newly merged company would become the world's third-biggest "quick service restaurant company," with more than 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries, said Burger King and Hortons in a statement Monday. The deal would create a business . The nominal .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:08:50 GMT
Thailand's Business in Paid Surrogates May Be Foundering in a Moral Quagmire - New York Times
Thailand's Business in Paid Surrogates May Be Foundering in a Moral Quagmire - The surrogacy business in Thailand has provided a low-cost alternative to the United States, the world's largest paid surrogacy destination, and was an outgrowth of the country's effort to promote itself as a destination for medical tourism. The Thai . .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:51:00 GMT
The Minneapolis company said on Wednesday that it spent $350 million to buy a privately held Italian company, NGC Medical S.p.A., that manages cardiovascular suites, operating rooms and intensive care units for hospitals. Medtronic already held a 30 . .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:50:59 GMT
US Investors Eye IPO For China's Alibaba - Voice of America
US Investors Eye IPO For China's Alibaba - Slated to go public in early September, Alibaba may become one of the most valuable companies in the world, with a market capitalization of up to $250 billion, compared with other tech giants like Apple at $602 billion, Google at $400 billion and .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:15:35 GMT
Will Burger King get burned by Canada move? - USA TODAY
The U.S.-based restaurant chain made it official Tuesday announcing that it agreed to merge with the Canada-based Tim Hortons restaurant chain. The deal, valued at about $11 billion, will create the world's third-largest fast-food company, with about .

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:51:17 GMT
US eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks - USA TODAY
US eyes 'name and shame' in climate talks - Faced with a Congress that has balked at fighting climate change, U.S. negotiators are not expected to seek a new legally-binding treaty that would require Senate ratification. Instead, they're more apt to seek emission-cutting pledges from major . .