When it comes to legislating economic policies, positive incentives work better than negative ones. Micromanaging corporate capital activities isn’t the way to achieve the stated goals that Schumer and Sanders want. The tweaks above would be a start in the right direction.
Emphasis mine. You won’t get far pushing the river (or a string), but you can dig a canal.
Why Stock Buybacks Do So Little for Majority of Americans – Bloomberg
- Small towns will get taken advantage of for not knowing how to negotiate huge development deals with large, multi-national corporations.
- The tax concessions for the Foxconn deal were ridiculously large. Terrible negotiating, per point 1.
- Who voted for this guy DeGroot? The president of this township board comes off as hateful of the people in his town. How he continues to win elections is baffling.
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February 08, 2019 at 11:23AM
from Twitter https://twitter.com/engineershope
February 08, 2019 at 09:53AM
February 07, 2019 at 09:56AM
Really interesting story. Always going to be checking if my flight plan goes over Iran now.
February 07, 2019 at 09:57AM
Last month’s government shutdown cost $3 billion in lost economic activity.
The polar vortex cost $5 billion in lost economic activity.
Really excellent read.
Amazon is following the same playbook: the company is ramping up its private label business, producing products that compete directly with companies that both sell to Amazon and are on the platform as 3rd-party merchants. After all, Amazon has integrated users and logistics: if suppliers pull their goods they will not pull customers away from Amazon; they’ll simply lose sales.