The luck of the Irish may be running out if the Obama Administration succeeds in squashing tax inversion deals that have made low-tax rate countries like Ireland attractive to U.S. corporations....More
I’ve been writing for 15 years that the Wal-Mart model is unsustainable; and, will ultimately cannibalize itself.
Recent news that the president of its U.S. operations was replaced confirms the process is well underway.
Wal-Mart grew on fundamentally three pillars:....More
Despite a "tailwind" from high-income countries such as the United States, developing countries are headed for another year of sub-5% growth, contributing to a reduced forecast for global economic growth, the World Bank reported today....More
The roots of the labor movement in the United States can be traced at least as far back as the settlement of first British colony in Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607, when, according to the AFL-CIO's Labor History Timeline,"English planters founded the Jamestown colony and complained about the lack of laborers."
Rare earths are a set of 17 chemical elements in the periodic table, specifically 57 through 71. Additionally, there are two more elements, scandium and yttrium, that are considered rare earth elements because they tend to occur in the same ore deposits and exhibit similar chemical properties.