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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:00:16 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
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 .

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:23:53 GMT
A New American Oil Bonanza - New York Times
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 .

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 - ardCorporate tax rate is already lowHeraldNetall 88 news articles .

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:01:43 GMT
Canada Has The Most Business-Friendly Tax Policy In The World - Business Insider
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 TimesWorld's Third Largest Quick Service Restaurant Company Launched with Two .Canada NewsWire (press release)The Guardian -Channel News Asia -Financial Postall 3,204 news articles .

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, 31 Aug 2014 02:15:48 GMT
US cyber-warriors battling Islamic State on Twitter - Business Insider
Business Insider- - Business InsiderBut US officials see social media as an increasingly crucial battlefield as they aim to turn young minds in the Muslim world against groups like IS and Al-Qaeda. For the past 18 months, US officials have targeted dozens of social network accounts . .

Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:50:47 GMT
US can't be in business of nation- - Washington PostLooking back at Iraq and the years when more than 100,000 U.S. troops were there, the president on Saturday correctly said, “Our military is so effective that we can keep a lid on problems wherever we are if we put enough personnel and resources into . .

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 08:55:59 GMT
France shines in IMF list of world's promising economists - FRANCE 24
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 .

Tue, 05 Aug 2014 10:00:07 GMT
Obama's US-Africa Forum Will Catalyze $14 Billion In Business Deals - Forbes
The White House (blog)Obama's US- - ForbesIn the years to come, as Africa accounts for an increasing share of the world market, companies that want to remain competitive globally will need to have an African presence. The growing demand for goods and services in Africa can increase U.S .U.S.-Africa summit resets focus on tapping burgeoning marketsPBS NewsHourPresident Obama Speaks at the US-Africa Business ForumThe White House (blog)Obama to unveil $14-billion in US corporate investments in AfricaThe Globe and Mailall 498 news articles .