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"The first essential in determining how to deal with the great industrial combinations is knowledge of the facts -- publicity. In the interest of the public, the government should have the right to inspect and examine the workings of the great Corporations engaged in interstate business. Publicity is the only sure remedy which we can now invoke. What further remedies are needed in the way of governmental regulation, or taxation, can only be determined after publicity has been obtained, by process of law, and in the course of administration. The first requisite is knowledge, full and complete -- knowledge which may be made public to the world."
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He believes that promoting small businesses as the heroes against villainous corporate America is "mostly a bad idea." More importantly, he ... Only 20 percent of small companies provide health insurance to their employees as compared to 99.8 percent of bigger corporations. "Larger employers tend to ...
Transportation is one of the major issues that businesses and governments will be trying to improve through technology. ... robot driven taxis and computers eliminating traffic jams may appear sooner than you think after some of the biggest technology companies picked up the pace of dealmaking to bring ...
Buybacks are nice but the real winner in corporate America's tax windfall will probably be takeovers, Bank of America says. Unlike the 2004 repatriation holiday when 80 percent of proceeds were used to repurchase stocks, this year will probably see considerably less sent to shareholders -- and ...

As President Trump marks the first anniversary of his inauguration, his lawyers are preparing for next week's preliminary arguments in a suit that alleges he is violating the Constitution's anti-corruption provisions, known as the foreign and domestic Emoluments Clauses. The suit, brought by the District of ...
20, 2017, Trump has served as president while holding on to his hundreds of businesses. He has continued to promote his Trump-branded properties, spending roughly a third of his presidency dining at his own restaurants, golfing at his own courses and sleeping at his own luxury hotels and resorts.
Scripps Florida, the research institute that began operating in Jupiter about a decade ago, is finally making headway in spinning off or internally growing companies that are developing new drugs. That should help finance continued research at Scripps, whose 2017 revenues bounced up again after ...
Bank of America breaks down what could be the most effective use of the additional capital that corporations get from the GOP tax plan. The firm says that mergers and ... OK, but what if those companies reinvested that money into their core businesses? It's another option being bandied about by ...
Ted Leopold Takes On Corporate America ... So what's it like to repeatedly go up against some of the largest corporations in the world? ... "It exposed in a remarkable way the internal nefarious acts of managed care companies, how they denied care and put corporate profits over the medical needs and ...
Instant messaging service WhatsApp has officially launched WhatsApp Business, a separate app that small businesses can use to connect with their customers. The free-to-download Android app allows businesses to quickly respond to customers as well as provide them with away messages, letting them ...
Each of these companies is taking a different approach to the e-commerce revolution. Read on to find out why I believe Nordstrom (nyse:JWN), Costco Wholesale corporation (Nasdaq:COST), and Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT), might be among the best positioned to compete in the era of Amazon.
President Donald Trump's inaugural committee raised a record $107 million with the help of wealthy benefactors but also through donations from more than 200 corporations and anonymous LLCs, some of which held government contracts. On the one-year anniversary of Trump's inauguration, ...
There's been a ripple of excitement of late as some big companies have unveiled (fairly modest) raises and bonuses for workers. Walmart announced that it would pay out up to $1,000 per employee, depending on seniority, and that it would begin a process of boosting its minimum wage to $11 per hour.

With his first year in office coming to a close, President Donald Trump recently asked a rally crowd in Pensacola, Florida to consider what he gave up as a businessman in order to pursue the presidency. "Think where I would be right now if I couldn't I didn't do this," Trump said to cheers. "I would be very ...
Netflix encourages employees to interview at other companies, and to talk with their managers about what they learn. The company's former chief talent officer, Patty McCord, says it can help you learn how much you're worth and clarify your professional goals. It can even help you find people to recruit to your current ...
According to the research, the biggest difference between the most innovative companies and the companies that appear much lower on the list is how heavily they have incorporated these digital processes into their businesses. "While 79 percent of strong innovators reported that they had properly ...
Overseas cash repatriation is an issue that's been important to multinational Corporations for a long time. It's estimated that more than $2.6 trillion in corporate profits have been sitting in foreign bank accounts waiting for a tax break to be freed up. Apple's overseas cash alone amounted to $252.3 billion, ...
The collapse of the construction firm Carillion has a shone a light on the issue of public sector procurement. Every year the government spends billions of pounds on thousands of private sector contracts, ranging from global companies to sole traders. But how does a private company win a contract in the ...
For years, hospital executives have expressed frustration when essential drugs like heart medicines have become scarce, or when prices have skyrocketed because investors manipulated the market. Now, some of the country's largest hospital systems are taking an aggressive step to combat the problem: ...
With this action, the leader joined a growing number of businesses around the globe that are redefining their role in society: They are looking beyond generating economic value to creating social value as well. Rather than standing on the sidelines, these companies shift from passive bystanders to playing ...
The series stars its creators-writers-executive producers Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman who play "Matt" and "Jake," two junior executives-in-training at the multi-national corporation Hampton DeVille. Endlessly pushed around, Matt and Jake are our underdogs: two sad-sack lackeys who share a tiny ...
Whether or not tax reform was the cause, Walmart's decision last week to raise its minimum wage and offer bonuses was a big deal. The United States' largest private employer has 1.4 million workers, most of whom fall on the bottom of the income scale, so even a dollar-an-hour raise impacts their lives and ...
private investors poured $3.9 billion into commercial space companies last year, according to a report from investment firm Space Angels. A record 120 venture capital firms ... Instead, what we've seen is corporate venture arms and efforts to lobby the government for increased subsidies." So what counts as ...
The WhatsApp Business app is the initial entry point in this market. Aimed at smaller businesses, the free app - Android-only for now - helps companies better connect with their customers and establish an official presence on WhatsApp's service. Essentially, it's the WhatsApp version of a facebook Page.
But while places like Amazon, Google, and Microsoft were clued in early because of their "Tier 1" nature, most smaller infrastructure companies and data center operators were left in the dark until the news broke on January 3. This sent many organizations immediately scrambling: no warning of the exploits ...
A proposed November statewide ballot measure could allow three of the nation's biggest paint companies to hand California taxpayers a bill for the cost of ... "This appears to be a cynical, brazen attempt by a few select corporations to get themselves off the hook at taxpayers' expense, and we remain ...
You can't swing a cat in the Bay Area without hitting some startup accelerator or another, but it can be hard to find one with a mission. That's the easy part with the Ocean Solutions Accelerator, a new program that aims to help advance startups in tech and conservation relating to… you guessed it, the big ...
Google wants to help its corporate customers "see" photos better with the assistance of artificial intelligence. The search giant unveiled ... In pushing into cloud computing, Google faces intense competition from companies like Amazon (amzn, -0.90%) and Microsoft (msft, +1.73%). Although Google currently ...
This is the opening sequence for "The Powerpoint of Death," the second episode of Comedy Central's new dark comedy Corporate, but what's even more ... The visual argument is clear: Working for a corporation -- or maybe just working, period -- ultimately robs you of your autonomy and makes you a part ...
Larry Fink, the founder and chief executive of investment firm BlackRock, penned a letter to the CEOs of the companies in which his more than $6 trillion ... in Exxon and Occidental Petroleum, for example, recently voted in favor of the companies assessing the impact of climate change on their businesses.
Deloitte's list shows how digitalization, e-commerce and cloud drive the biggest growth - with the wonderful exception of Framery, on second place, which sells meeting booths to companies around the world. The Tampere-based company aims to turn over hundreds of millions by 2020. The best-known Finnish startups ...
THE QUOTE: "If you look at earnings growth, and then also as people are trying to digest the impact of corporate tax reform, when you do see a sell-off you do see people ... Juno is one of several companies developing therapies that involve genetically engineering patients' blood cells to fight cancer.
I understand that the corporate tax rate will go down to 21 percent beginning sometime in 2018. Are there additional ways that corporations or pass-through businesses can reduce that rate? In other words, is it possible (or perhaps should ask is it likely) that corporations will pay tax rates below 21 percent?
Recent months have brought much agitation among academic researchers over the role of for-profit companies in the scholarly workflow. There is growing mistrust of how scholarly networking sites Academia.edu and ResearchGate are handling researchers' data. And major companies such as Elsevier ...
Nevada marijuana business owners do not expect a sweeping crackdown on their new industry anytime soon, despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinding a guidance memo that shielded pot businesses from federal intervention. "We all knew going in that this could happen," said Andre Rhodes, ...
When the U.S. Senate voted to open up oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of its tax cut legislation last month, it was a bet oil companies were willing to brave the harsh conditions and short drilling season of northern Alaska. But if the recent history of another patch of oil rich ...
She's a success story in California, which has been ranked as the fourth best state for women-owned businesses. ... The company specializes in everything from design/build projects, lighting and green energy, to logistics services for such companies as Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles ...
In 1992, the Supreme Court ruled states may require out-of-state companies to collect sales taxes only if the company had stores, warehouses or office buildings within the state. consumers were then left with the decision of whether or not they wanted to pay state and local sales taxes for online purchases; ...
Nearly £115m of venture capital investment has been injected into tech start-ups in Wales in the past six years, new figures have revealed. UK tech investment saw a record year in 2017 led by London, according to analytics firm Pitchbook. And it said Wales was benefitting from this, with 92 companies ...
11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in India at 10:59 p.m. Eastern Jan. 11, carrying a Cartosat-2 remote sensing satellite and 30 secondary ...
Ireland says it can help U.K. companies that are concerned about losing the right to sell products into the European Union after Brexit comes into effect. ... Aside from a low corporate tax rate of 12.5 percent -- well below the U.K.'s 19 percent and Hong Kong's 16.5 percent -- Ireland boasts other advantages ...
"net neutrality is more than just a lofty concept, it's a necessity, especially for Alaska's small businesses," he said. "Eliminating net neutrality will make it more difficult for small businesses to compete against large established businesses who can afford to pay for higher speeds and increased access to ...
How Trump's Corporate tax Cut Is Playing Out For Wal-Mart ... Heard on All Things Considered · John Ydstie 2010 · John Ydstie. companies like Wal-Mart say tax cuts are making it possible for them to boost wages. But other economic factors could also be contributing to pay increases. facebook; twitter
Mike Feuer on potential legal claims against corporations that profit from the production and sale of fossil fuels. It also calls for the city to file an amicus, or friend of the court, brief to assist New York City with a lawsuit against Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips, Royal Dutch Shell and other companies.
Corporate taxation is a lot more complicated than individual taxation, however, and the intricacies involved in companies managing their tax exposure introduce some nuances in accounting. Specifically, unlike with individual taxpayers, the timing of when corporations claim income or deductions for tax ...
Amid the cryptocurrency mania, several companies have launched initiatives to take advantage of the burgeoning assets, from retailer Overstock.com to photo group Kodak. Some much smaller firms have rebranded themselves completely, adding "bitcoin" or "blockchain" directly to their name. In some ...


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