Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:36:56 GMT
WHO runs the world's most lucrative shakedown operation? The Sicilian mafia? The People's Liberation Army in China? The kleptocracy in the Kremlin? If you are a big business, all these are less grasping than America's regulatory system. The formula is . .
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:19:08 GMT
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 .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:10:50 GMT
Philly.com - WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama said Thursday it was "plain for the world to see" that Russian forces were fighting in Ukraine, but ruled out any US military action to resolve the escalating conflict.Building coalition for Syria action no easy matterState JournalImmigration could set stage for big US budget showdownYahoo Newsall 2,160 news articles .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:23:53 GMT
Channel News Asia - The reason for the improved economics of road travel can be found 10,000 feet below the ground here, where the South Texas Eagle Ford shale is providing more than a million new barrels of oil supplies to the world market every day. United States .Oil prices rise on positive US data, Ukraine crisisChannel News Asiaall 128 news articles .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:04:05 GMT
Stronger-than-expected US economic growth data meanwhile raised hopes for stronger demand in the world's largest oil consumer. The US Commerce Department said Thursday the country's economy expanded at an annual rate of 4.2 percent in the second .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:12:34 GMT
Mouse Tax GameNew York TimesAnd for those traditional corporations that are subject to the United States corporate tax rate, which at 35 percent is the highest in the world, there are myriad ways to avoid paying anything close to that. By taking advantage of a warren of credits .US firms winning cat- - -mouse tax gameBusiness St - ardall 76 news articles .
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:01:43 GMT
Business Insider- - Business InsiderThis table from KPMG shows the corporate tax rate in Canada is 26.5%, which compares with 40% for the U.S. According to Burger King's most recent 10-K, in 2013 the company's effective tax rate was 27.5%, so not much higher than the Canadian corporate .Have taxes your way: Why Burger King wants to become a Canadian citizenWashington Post (blog)Burger King swallows Tim Hortons; new firm is Canada-boundLos Angeles TimesBurger King-Tim Hortons: Is Canada becoming a corporate tax haven?Toronto StarThe Guardian -Wall Street Journal -WCSH-TVall 3,204 news articles .
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:25:13 GMT
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 .
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:20:03 GMT
The United States and Europe have largely dominated the leadership of the World Bank and IMF, and those in the emerging world have expressed frustration at a lack of broader representation (including voting rights). While still much smaller in size . .
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:55:59 GMT
France shines in IMF list of world's promising economists - Its economy may be in the doldrums, but France has at least one good reason to remain hopeful about the future. Almost one third of the world's brightest, young economists have French passports, according to the IMF. The Washington-based International .