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Big U.S. firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes

October 7, 2015 1:07 AM0 comments
Big U.S. firms hold $2.1 trillion overseas to avoid taxes

The 500 largest American companies hold more than $2.1 trillion in accumulated profits offshore to avoid U.S. taxes and would collectively owe an estimated $620 billion in U.S. taxes if they repatriated the funds, according to a study released on Tuesday. The study, by two left-leaning non-profit groups, found that […]

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eMediaWorld Dutch gov’t to reprivatize ABN Amro via listing

August 24, 2013 4:46 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld Dutch gov’t to reprivatize ABN Amro via listing

AMSTERDAM — The Dutch government plans to re-privatize ABN Amro NV, the bank that was nationalized five years ago to help prevent a meltdown of the financial system, via a stock market listing that will happen next year at the earliest, Prime Minister Mark Rutte said Friday. “Our conclusion is […]

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eMediaWorld.com: Restrained mourning for Dutch prince Friso

August 13, 2013 4:25 AM0 comments
eMediaWorld.com: Restrained mourning for Dutch prince Friso

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — The Dutch are mourning the death of Prince Friso with reserve and restraint — fitting to a man who avoided publicity and surrendered his place in the line of succession to marry his wife. Friso died Monday at age 44, of complications from a skiing accident in […]

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At 100th Tour, no such thing as a dull day

July 12, 2013 2:33 PM0 comments
At 100th Tour, no such thing as a dull day

SAINT-AMAND-MONTROND, France — Wily Tour de France riders who used the wind and worked together to trap their rivals turned a trek across the flats of central France into a thriller on Friday, as exciting and, for the most unfortunate, as decisive as any spectacular day in the mountains. Yellow […]

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