Topic: General Electric Company
Letters to the Editor for the weekly issue of November 28, 2011: One reader argues that Americans need to have a conversation about the role of federal government before they argue over taxes. Another decries loopholes in corporate taxation and the widening income gap.
11/28/2011 12:00 am
Faced with growing criticism about his many years as a Washington insider, Newt Gingrich has launched a new website "Answering the Attacks." But some across the political spectrum continue to raise questions about his professional and personal record.
11/19/2011 12:48 pm
After 20 years as a member of Congress, including two terms as House speaker, Newt Gingrich did not go back home to Georgia. Instead, he kept his hand in the political game, making lots of money consulting for corporations.
11/18/2011 04:21 pm
President Barack Obama was in Bali today, where Boeing and an Indonesian airline signed a $21 billion contract that the US hopes will boost American business via Indonesia's growing economy.
11/18/2011 11:51 am
House Republicans are blocking a vote on a bill to punish China for currency manipulation. Leaders say it could unleash a trade war, but many rank and file want to take China to task.
10/13/2011 05:47 pm
Solyndra's flop is part of a global shakeout in the brutal solar manufacturing market. But that shakeout may one day help to make the solar industry competitive with coal power.
10/13/2011 01:44 pm
HP, as Silicon Valley's biggest and most mature corporation, is more big business now than Silicon Valley startup. Meg Whitman has to help HP figure out which way to go from here.
09/24/2011 11:21 am
The Dow rose 44.73 points to close at 11,105.85 after a choppy Tuesday session
09/13/2011 06:33 pm
Government lawsuit claims 17 banks, including Bank of America, Citigroup, and JP Morgan, misrepresented the value of $196 billion worth of mortgage-backed securities when it sold them to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
09/02/2011 07:28 pm
Multinational corporations harbor and invest nearly $1.5 trillion overseas to avoid the 35 percent US corporate tax rate. Giving them a 'repatriation holiday' – a tax break if they bring that cash home and create jobs – will please both sides of the aisle and the American people.
08/31/2011 11:44 am