Thursday, July 10, 2014 Tammuz 12, 5774
By:
Fred D. Snitzer, JE Feature
In the zeitgeist of contemporary America, anger and outrage are the currency of the day. Particularly ripe for attack are large corporations, which are picked off like low-hanging fruit by media-starved politicians and talking heads on TV. Whether these attacks come from the ratings-driven populism of a Lou Dobbs, the anti-business nostalgia of a Pat Buchanan or the left-wing socialism...
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When high-schoolers are asked where they've learned about managing money, overwhelming numbers of them say "at home." But how good are the lessons at your house? Is the only education they get available when you and your spouse are throwing small strips of paper around on -- this year, anyway -- April 17, hoping everything adds up in time for...
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By:
Craig G. Langweiler, JE Feature
Initial public offerings, or IPOs, raised a record $214 billion worldwide last year, with 1,000 companies going public. This may come as little surprise, given the strength of corporate earnings and the stock market during 2006. But here's something you probably didn't know: IPOs listed in the United States accounted for only about 20 percent of the dollar volume. China...
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The Internal Revenue Service is urging taxpayers to take a moment before they file their income-tax returns to be sure they received all benefits to which they are entitled. "Many taxpayers are missing out this year on the special telephone-excise tax refund and other benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit," according to IRS Commissioner Mark W. Everson. "If...
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More consumers are filing their taxes online, and fewer are concerned about Internet security, according to reports from the Conference Board, the global business research and membership organization, and TNS, a global market insight and information group. This year, 39 percent of consumers intend to file their 2006 federal taxes online, up from 28 percent just three years ago. Online...
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