Critics say a wealth tax wouldn"t work. Argentina just brought in $2.4 billion with one.

The tax targeted the top 0.8% of Argentinian taxpayers, and revenue will go to pandemic relief. Yet critics say a wealth tax in the US wouldn't work. Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Natac.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 4th, 2021

Here"s how Elizabeth"s Warren"s wealth tax would work

Robert Frank joins "The Exchange" to break down Elizabeth Warren's tax of 2 percent on wealth over $50 million, and 3 percent on wealth over $1 billion......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 4th, 2019

Rex Nutting: Corporations brought home $350 billion after tax cut, but they haven’t put it to work

The Trump White House is using meaningless statistics to falsely claim that its big corporate tax cut is working even better than hoped, writes Rex Nutting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 3rd, 2018

China vows retaliation if Trump slaps 25 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports

China said on Wednesday that "blackmail" wouldn't work and that it would hit back if the United States takes further steps hindering trade, as the Trump administration considers slapping a 25 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 1st, 2018

UK leader fights back against critics, defends Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is fighting back against critics of her Brexit deal, telling her Conservative opponents that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't work......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 17th, 2018

Starting A Veteran-Owned Business

Call it evolution, transition, or “rethinking”: the past year has brought enormous change to the way we live and work. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more It’s been a year of challenge, but also of opportunity. It’s prompted people from .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 16th, 2021

The government wants to pay your Internet bill for a few months. Here’s what you need to do.

A surprising number of Americans can get $50 each month from the new $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit. That includes tens of millions who lost work during the pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 12th, 2021

Melinda Gates now owns roughly $3 billion across these 3 stocks as part of her divorce proceedings

The separation is expected to generate a wealth transfer not seen since the $38 billion divorce of Jeff Bezos and Mackenzie Scott in 2019. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 10th, 2021

McConnell supports long-overdue Kentucky bridge project, but rejects proposed corporate tax hikes to fund the work

McConnell is pushing for a more targeted $600 billion infrastructure plan, devoid .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 8th, 2021

Return On Capital Employed Overview: NRG Energy

In Q1, NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) posted sales of $8.09 billion. Earnings were up 461.54%, but NRG Energy still reported an overall loss of $73.00 million. In Q4, NRG Energy brought in $2.03 billion in sales but lost $13.00 million in earnings. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 7th, 2021

Moderna reports $1.7 billion in COVID-19 vaccine sales, posts first profit ever

Moderna Inc. brought in $1.7 billion in sales of its COVID-19 vaccine in the first quarter of 2021, marking the company's fir.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 6th, 2021

Pandemic offers mental health challenges, opportunities

The coronavirus pandemic has upended work and home lives and brought many people new levels of stress, depression or loneliness. Some healthcare workers also see the pandemic optimistically as a way to better address mental health......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 5th, 2021

Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here"s a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda Gates are worth over $100 billion and raised three kids d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 3rd, 2021

Amazon"s Jeff Bezos surpasses $200 billion net worth, topping Tesla"s Musk

Jeff Bezos’ personal wealth surpassed the $200 billion threshold this week, placing the Amazon CEO firmly ahead of Tesla CEO Elon Musk in their ongoing battle for the title of world’s richest person......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 30th, 2021

Billionaire Leon Cooperman slams Elizabeth Warren"s wealth tax again, suggests eliminating the Education Department instead

Cooperman sees ways besides a wealth tax to raise money: "We don't need a $100 billion cabinet to tell the states how to educate their children." Billionaire Leon Cooperman. Screenshot, CNBC Billionaire Leon Cooperman went on CNBC .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 30th, 2021

CEO Of $2 Billion Startup Fired For "Microdosing" On LSD At Work

CEO Of $2 Billion Startup Fired For "Microdosing" On LSD At Work Psychedelic drugs have been a hot topic in the financial press this week. Between the hallucinatory experienc.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 28th, 2021

Biden wants to spend $225 billion in his new plan to give you guaranteed sick and family time off work

Biden's American Families Plan would guarantee 12 weeks of paid leave by its 10th year and would provide workers up to $4,000 per month. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 28th, 2021

The CEO of a $2 billion startup reportedly said he was fired after taking LSD during work

The CEO of a $2 billion startup reportedly said he was fired after taking LSD during work.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 27th, 2021

Is the shine starting to fade on audio-only social media upstart Clubhouse?

Critics blast Clubhouse for not having a clear pathway to revenue and a product they say is easily cloned. That hasn't stopped it from garnering a $4 billion valuation......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2021

The Tell: ‘Massive helicopter drop of money’ from Fed and Washington raises inflation risk, says manager of $88 billion bond fund

Policymakers are making a big gamble that their extraordinary efforts to stimulate the economy wouldn't send inflation out of control, but one of the biggest bond fund managers says its an open question if their wager will pan out......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2021

Herman Miller, Knoll $1.8B deal to create furniture leader

Office chair maker Herman Miller Inc said on Monday it would buy peer Knoll Inc for $1.8 billion in a cash-and-stock deal, a move that would help the company expand as offices around the world start bringing their employees back to work......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 19th, 2021