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Repatriation of Corporate Cash Abroad

Frank A. Weil | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics
Frank A. Weil

Today a lot of companies sit back and wait for a repeat of that opportunity. In the meantime, the money remains pretty much sterilized and does little to benefit either American workers or investors.

U.S. Corporations Fight Congress, White House Over Tax Havens

Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

By Kevin Drawbaugh WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Large U.S. corporations are pressuring Congress and the White House to exempt overseas corporate profits...

10 Companies Whose Highest-Ever Stock Prices Are Behind Them

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 09.23.2011 | Business

Some of the best known publicly traded companies in the world have stocks that will never reach their all-time highs again. Many of them are not troub...

U.S. Businesses, Wall Street Prepare For Possibility Of Downgrade, Default

Posted 09.22.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Emily Flitter and Jennifer Ablan) - American businesses, from Wall Street banks to major industrial corporations, are preparing contingency ...

Does Corporate America Now Grovel Before China?

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

SHEBOYGAN, Wisc. (Nick Carey and James B. Kelleher) - China's rise as a manufacturing power has benefited American factory owners in at least one way....

WHAT A WASTE: Companies Using Mounds Of Cash To Buy Back Stock Rather Than Generate Jobs

Washington Post | Jia Lynn Yang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For months, companies have been sitting on the sidelines with record piles of cash, too nervous to spend. Now they're starting to deploy some of that ...

US Companies: Saving More And Investing Less | YVES SMITH and ROB PARENTEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the past decade and a half, corporations have been saving more and investing less in their own businesses. A 2005 report from JPMorgan Research n...

Most Hated Companies In America: The Top 15 | 24/7wallst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Customers, employees, shareholders, and taxpayers hate large corporations for many reasons. 24/7 Wall St. has looked at many of these issues to cho...

The Seventy Percent Solution

Marco Trbovich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marco Trbovich

70 percent of the US economy has been dependent on consumer purchasing to sustain economic growth. The portion of workers in the US who do not have a college education is also 70 percent.