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 .
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:18:36 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 .
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 . .
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 .How companies shrink their taxes by leaving USHartford BusinessJack M. Mintz: A Whopper of a deal for CanadaFinancial PostUS Senator calls for Burger King boycott amid tax-dodging accusationsRT (blog)Reuters UK -The Japan Newsall 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 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 - 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 .Alibaba revenue soars ahead of IPOPeninsula On-lineall 138 news articles .
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:15:35 GMT
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 00:02:47 GMT
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 06:51:53 GMT
Sydney Morning HeraldChevron's Gorgon the latest LNG mega- - -fuelled gas boomSydney Morning HeraldUS oil major Chevron is struggling to lock-in 20-year sales contracts for its Gorgon liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Australia, the world's most expensive, as buyers spoiled for choice from new suppliers hold out for cheaper deals. The high .