Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘Washington’

Exclusive: Retail CEOs head to Washington to try to kill U.S. border tax – sources

Exclusive: Retail CEOs head to Washington to try to kill U.S. border tax – sources Chief executives of some of America's largest retailers, including Target Corp and Best Buy Co Inc , are headed to Washington this week to make their case that a controversial tax on imports would raise consumer prices and hurt their [...]

Toyota president met Pence in Washington, company says

Toyota president met Pence in Washington, company says Toyota Motor Corp on Thursday said that company President Akio Toyoda met with U.S. Vice President-elect Mike Pence in Washington earlier this week as the incoming U.S. administration pressures automakers to build more cars locally. A Toyota spokeswoman said that Toyoda met with Pence on Tuesday, a [...]

Icahn regulatory role gives activist investors strong Washington voice

Icahn regulatory role gives activist investors strong Washington voice The advisory role granted to billionaire investor Carl Icahn by President-elect Donald Trump is a potential blow to CEOs and board directors who hoped the new Securities and Exchange Commission would favor corporate management teams over shareholder proposals that they deem too friendly to shareholders. Icahn's [...]

Qatar Airways, Boeing to hold news conference in Washington DC

Qatar Airways, Boeing to hold news conference in Washington DC By Tim Hepher DOHA (Reuters) – Gulf carrier Qatar Airways and Boeing will hold a news conference on Friday, a spokeswoman for Qatar Airways told Reuters on Wednesday, as a big sale of Boeing widebody jetliners looked close to being clinched. Qatar Airways is in [...]

Americans blame Washington gridlock for slow economic growth: study

Americans blame Washington gridlock for slow economic growth: study Americans blame political gridlock in Washington for the country's declining economic competitiveness and hold both Democrats and Republicans responsible, a Harvard Business School study released on Wednesday found. The study contends that factors including a growing wealth gap, declines in productivity growth and a rise in [...]

Obama seeks to convince Asian partners that Washington will approve TPP

Obama seeks to convince Asian partners that Washington will approve TPP U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that U.S. trading partners in Asia did not need to be persuaded of the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, just that Washington would eventually approve the trade pact. Obama has made the 12-nation TPP the centerpiece of [...]

Washington warns of strain on EU economic relationship after Apple ruling

Washington warns of strain on EU economic relationship after Apple ruling By David Morgan and Jason Lange WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A European Commission order requiring Apple Inc to pay $ 13 billion euros ($ 14.5 billion) in taxes on Tuesday drew swift and angry rebukes from the Obama administration and lawmakers in Congress, while re-igniting [...]

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post Washington Post The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked themWashington PostIn 2012, voters in California approved a measure to raise taxes on millionaires, bringing their top state income tax rate to 13.3 percent, the [...]

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post Washington Post The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked themWashington PostIn 2012, voters in California approved a measure to raise taxes on millionaires, bringing their top state income tax rate to 13.3 percent, the [...]

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post

The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked them – Washington Post Washington Post The interesting thing that happened when Kansas cut taxes and California hiked themWashington PostIn 2012, voters in California approved a measure to raise taxes on millionaires, bringing their top state income tax rate to 13.3 percent, the [...]

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