The US Government Matches Every Dollar In Tax Revenue With A...
In our attempts to simplify the comprehension of the ongoing serfdomization of the US population, we would like to present one of the more persuasive charts which the administration would likely be loath to demonstrate. Having collated monthly data from the FMS' Daily Treasury Statement on
15 Possible Takeover Candidates -- Seeking Alpha
Should you be getting ready for merger mania? Judging by the massive number of call options that were purchased in the days after the Intel-McAfee announcement, options traders seem to think so.A Reuters article named Symantec (SYMC), Akamai Technologies (AKAM) and U.S. Steel (X) as possible
FT.com / Europe - ECB Likely To Extend Emergency Bank Support
The European Central Bank is expected this week to extend emergency support for eurozone banks until early next year as it gauges how well the 16-country region might withstand a big US or global slowdown.Eurozone growth is exceeding the ECB’s expectations, and signs have emerged of Germany’s
Calculated Risk: Another Housing Tax Credit?
No Decision on Reviving Homebuyer Credit: Donovan"It's too early to say whether the tax credit will be revived," Donovan said in an interview on CNN's "State of the Union" program. He said the administration would "do everything we can" to stabilize the shaky U.S. housing market. The
Rising China Wages Cut Advantage Over Mexico, Flextronics...
Mike McNamara, chief executive officer of Flextronics International Ltd. Photographer: Jerome Favre/BloombergChina’s rising wages are cutting the country’s cost advantage over other manufacturing centers such as Mexico, according to Flextronics International Ltd., the world’s second-largest
Rumor PBoC Governor Zhou
Today's stunning if true news comes from Stratfor which has just issued a blast notifying of circulating rumors "in China that People’s Bank of China (PBC) Gov. Zhou Xiaochuan may have left the country." If proven true, this will be the proverbial first rat bailing on the sinking ship. It
Lululemon Athletica’s (LULU) Future Growth Already In Stock...
Yoga is the latest exercise craze. It has gone from a few devoted and early practitioners to now, where you can workout with your baby or in a sauna with a bunch of half-naked people (some you want to see this way but most you don’t). A company that has been on trend right with the yoga craze
What Are The Stock Implications Of Intel's Latest Acquisition?
Intel's (NASDAQ: INTC) latest acquisition, Infineon's Wireless Solutions Business, could signal a 4G network arms race between technology's biggest players. The deal price - $1.4 billion - is proof positive that companies around the world are putting significant capital toward a 4G future.
ETFs To Watch August 30, 2010
Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) continues to struggle to reach an agreement with Brazil's government over the price of oil that the company wants to purchase, so keep an eye on the iShares MSCI Brazil Index Fund (NYSE: EWZ).Let's see if oil falls through on Friday's decent performance by watching the Oil
Mapping Of Ratings And 1 Month Default Risk
This chart organizes all companies with legacy credit ratings by 1 month annualized default risk. The dispersion makes it clear that ratings aren't a sufficient credit risk measure
ETFs Vs. Mutual Funds: It’s A No-Brainer « ETF Trends
ETF Trends Members have access to in-depth tools and research created to accelerate their investing strategies into high gear.Updated VersionIn today’s world, how could anyone afford not to invest in exchange traded funds (ETFs)? Even if you look at one of the most respected and best
» California Tax Enthusiasts Target EBay Sellers - Big...
Last week, Capitol Confidential reported on a new scheme being pursued by California Democrats to force out-of-state, online retailers to collect and remit California sales taxes.But in a new development, it is now being reported that the proposal has attracted support from Republican State Sen.
Here's What Mike Mayo Thinks Citi Is Doing To Cook Its Books
Mayo argues that Citi is "cooking the books," by wrongly writing off Deferred Tax Assets that legally, should appear no where on their books.In Mayo's view, Citigroup needs to take an immediate loss of some $10 billion on its DTAs (deferred tax assets), something that would place the marginally
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