news.goldseek.com / By Gordon T. Long / 8 July 2014
What do corporate CEOs and Boards know which everyone is missing and that is driving them to executing corporate buybacks approximating $2 Trillion over 24 months? The answer is a free tax ride thanks to the Macroprudential Strategy of the Fed’s [...]
testosteronepit.com / By Wolf Richter / JULY 1, 2014 AT 1:32AM
The news has been good. Global M&A in the second quarter soared 47% to over $1 trillion,Reuters reported. It was the highest since the record set in 2007, which was followed by the financial crisis. In its sixth year, the phenomenal, [...]
europac.net / By John Browne / May 14, 2014
A widely-held maxim tells us that money tends to flow from where it is treated badly to where it is treated well. This trend has taken center stage in the ongoing battle between U.S. states to attract and retain top employers. In that conflict, [...]
edgetraderplus.com / April 30, 2014
Of the People, By the People, For the People has long been abandoned, but most of the people seem to be unaware. Too many people think the government works for them and in their best interests.
Take Genetically Modified Organisms. In a New York Times poll, 93% of respondents favored [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/30/2014 10:27 -0400
“Record corporate cash”…”Record corporate cash”… “Record corporate cash”
That pretty much covers most of the conversation on prime time financial media and TV stations when discussing corporate balance sheets.
There is, however, one big problem with that mantra. As Zero [...]
streettalklive.com / By Lance Roberts /02 April 2014
I recently spent some time with my friend Gordon T. Long ofMarket Research & Analytics discussing the current state of the markets. This is not a new issue and is something that I havediscussed each quarter as we assess the “quality” of earnings rather than the “quantity” [...]
jessescrossroadscafe.blogspot.com / BY JESSE / 01 APRIL 2014
Dr. Robert Hare is describing what a psychopathic corporate culture might be like, not what all corporations are.
Corporations can have personalities if you will, based on the character of their leadership, and the traits and tendencies which they tend to seek out and reward.
Is there [...]
cnbc.com / kate Kelly / 11 hours ago
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara argued Monday that the government had gone too easy on corporations in recent years, and that corporate felony charges could be in the offing.
“You can expect before too long a significant financial institution will be charged with a [...]
rt.com / February 28, 2014 22:55
Twenty-six of the most powerful American corporations – such as Boeing, General Electric, and Verizon – paid no federal income tax from 2008 to 2012, according to a new report detailing how Fortune 500 companies exploit tax breaks and loopholes.
The report, conducted by public advocacy group Citizens for [...]
govtslaves.info / Jordan Bailey / January 18, 2014
Many people in America believe the President and members of Congress are in charge of governing our country. The terrible truth is that they’re nothing more than puppets on a string. The real rulers of our country are members of the wealthy 1 percent – lobbyists [...]
thedailysheeple.com / December 10th, 2013
The Obama administration appears to have almost no international support for controversial new trade standards that would grant radical new political powers to corporations, increase the cost of prescription medications and restrict bank regulation, according to two internal memos obtained by The Huffington Post.
The memos, which come from [...]
offthegridnews.com / By Daniel Jennings / November 7, 2013
More large corporations have decided that the electric power grid is unreliable and are planning to unplug from it and generate their own electricity.
The Wall Street Journal has confirmed a story that Off the Grid News previously reported – and the newspaper found the practice [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / By Mike “Mish” Shedlock / November 02, 2013 12:34 PM
PolicyMic has a very interesting chart that shows how 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy.
The chart was posted on Reddit as illusion of choice. I could not locate the original source.
PolicyMic explains …
Ten mega corporations [...]