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  • China August factory growth slows to near six-year low, calls grow for more stimulus

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's factory output grew at the weakest pace in nearly six years in August while growth in other key sectors also cooled, raising fears the world's second-largest economy may be at risk of a sharp slowdown unless Beijing takes fresh...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Price We Pay'

    Arriving so soon after the first reports of Burger King's corporate maneuvering to enjoy a whopping big tax break by establishing a new legal address in Canada, "The Price We Pay" seems all the more timely, if not prescient. This well-crafted...
  • US corporate tax code to blame for inversion trend

    What do Burger King, Chiquita, the Eaton Corp., and generic drug maker Mylan have in common? They no longer are or want to be American companies. They have acquired or are acquiring smaller foreign firms, and moving their headquarters abroad. What...
  • Will Sizzling Summer lead to a September Swoon for stocks?

    So much for the summer doldrums! August 2014 was the best August for stocks in 14 years. The Dow gained 3.6 percent on the month to 17,098; the S&P 500 took out the psychologically important 2,000 level, rising 3.8 percent to 2003. Since the March 2009...
  • The best way to keep companies in U.S.

    The best way to keep companies in U.S.
    The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says President Barack...
  • Passive funds an active threat for Europe's fund managers

    LONDON (Reuters) - Warren Buffett built a fortune of nearly $60 billion from astute stock picking, but when the 83-year-old dies, the vast majority of the money he leaves his wife will be parked in a fund that simply moves in step with an index. The...
  • Burger King shows firms now must have it their way on taxes

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is highly exercised about "inversion," the practice by which an American corporation acquires a foreign company and moves its headquarters out of the U.S. to benefit from lower tax rates abroad. Not fair, says...
  • Burger King acuerda compra de canadiense Tim Hortons

    Aug 26 (Reuters) - Burger King Worldwide Inc anunció el martes un acuerdo para comprar la cadena canadiense de café y donuts Tim Hortons Inc por 11.530 millones de dólares en una operación en efectivo y acciones, que creará la tercera cadena de comida...
  • Settlement brightens outlook for Bank of America, fund managers say

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bank of America's decision to pay $16.7 billion to settle charges stemming from the sale of mortgage-backed securities may finally allow the company to put last decade's housing bubble behind it, fund managers and analysts say....
  • Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway fined

    WASHINGTON Warren E. Buffett may soon be almost $1 million poorer. Well sort of. The Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice announced an $896,000 proposed settlement Wednesday with Buffett's investment holding company Berkshire Hathaway...
  • Berkshire Hathaway agrees to settle U.S. charges on stock deal

    (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to pay an $896,000 fine to settle U.S. government accusations that it violated antitrust rules by failing to report a transaction that boosted its stake in building products company USG Corp. The...
  • Buffett to help finance Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc chairman and CEO, Warren Buffett, is helping finance Burger King Worldwide Inc's take over of Canadian chain Tim Hortons Inc , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Buffett will...