[Business Insider] A report published by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations gives an inside look on Apple's absolutely genius tax avoidance strategies. For example, Apple uses a variety of offshore structures and arrangements to shift billions of dollars from the United
[Yahoo! ] The 32-year-old hotel heiress is now speaking out about being the victim of the so-called Bling Ring burglaries that took place four years ago in her Hollywood Hills home – a home wherein she allowed Sofia Coppola to film a movie about the events.
[DealBook] The changes to the rule, which will be announced on Thursday, could effectively empower a few big banks to continue controlling the derivatives market, a main culprit in the financial crisis.
[Atlantic] Why are executives paid so much more than the average employee?
[Atlantic] Ron Johnson, the disgraced outgoing CEO of JC Penney,
[eFinancialCareers] In the UK, only the top 1% of income taxpayers earn anything more than £150k according to figures from the Office of National Statistics. In the US, the top 1% of people earn more than $370k according to the Internal Revenue Service. And yet, some bankers in the
The FBI began investigating McDonnell after uncovering evidence during a securities probe of Star Scientific,
[Daily News] FBI agents have asked questions about gifts the McDonnells have received from company CEO Jonnie Williams and whether the Republican governor or his
[Miami Herald] Miami Heat President Pat Riley sold his spectacular bayfront mansion in gated Gables Estates for $16.8 million last March.
The 12,856-square-foot Mediterranean-style dream house at 180 Arvida Parkway has a theater, wine cellar, library, and a sprawling pool with
According to the New York Times, the Koch brothers want to buy these media properties to push their anti-environment, anti-labor and anti-democracy agenda.
We don't need more corporate control of our media and our politics. We need journalism that fights corruption — not hack writing
[WAPO] Drawn by the prospect of double-figure profit margins on rents and the resale of homes whose prices plummeted in the crash, hedge funds, Wall Street investors and other institutions are crowding out individual home buyers.
Lured by the promise of big monetary returns, 70% of
[USA Today] Coming off a year in which the Standard & Poor's 500 gained 13% and companies ended up sitting on record amounts of cash, CEOs are back to collecting big raises. While many CEOs fell short of performance targets and saw their bonuses get cut as a result, lucrative salary
[Canadian Press] The agency's voluntary disclosures program encourages taxpayers who have deliberately or inadvertently failed to pay their taxes to come forward. If the disclosure is accepted, penalties are waived and no legal action taken, as long as back taxes are paid.
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"I'm not an angel but I'm not a crook. I have not done anything that any other public official hasn't done."
I seriously doubt that if Michaele was indeed a socialite she’d be employed as a
receptionist, department store clerk or makeup artist… Paris Hilton she is not….
These two are posers who don’t pay their bills and are taking this reality/celebrity train
for all its worth…They are both idiots.