News & Politics

  • Silicon Valley’s “Royal Family” Settles With Buying, Not Out-Innovating

    In a tech-crazed age where innovation leads to billion dollar paydays and anyone with a great idea (and the technical wherewithal) can make it big, it’s hard to believe that Silicon Valley might

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  • Panama Papers Go Public: Attorney Joe Garza Advises Investors to Declare Ownership of Foreign Entities

    If you’ve been wondering how to search the Panama Papers for specific companies or people, today’s your lucky day—the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

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  • CMS Proposes Changes to Medicare Payments

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is exploring the possibility of changing the way doctors are paid for Part B drugs, and it is almost time for a decision—comments to the CMS

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  • Shifting Gears: Finance Advertising Trends

    Changes in advertising used by financial services providers shows they’ve let go of the visuals chocked-full of conspicuous consumption & high-end wealth, and for good reason.    

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  • Time to Pay Up: Starbucks and the Netherlands Find Themselves in an EU Tax Dispute

    The European Commission recently decided that the Netherlands granted preferential tax treatment–allegedly amounting to state aid–to Starbucks Corp (SBUX). Both the Netherlands and

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A Proposal to Fix the American Economy

Jeffrey Sachs, a professor at Columbia University, wrote a March 21, 2013 article in the New York Times in which he advocated a three-pronged solution to the United States’ economic problems.