Real Estate, Stock Market, Business and Economic U.S. Market Trends in 2018

At FAS CPA & Consultants we are committed to bring extra value to our current and prospective clients. This year, we are including a new feature in our blogs – quarterly reports to investigate, digest and present the economic, investment and real estate market trends in 2018. If you haven’t yet subscribed, now would be a… Please follow and like us:

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Corp Americas New Way To Steal From You: ARBITRATION – America’s Lawyer

To learn more about this topic, visit AL.Law Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio discusses, how businesses have been stripping American consumers of their rights with binding arbitration clauses that they tuck into their contracts with attorney, Tim O’ Brien. Transcript of the above video: Mike Papantonio: One of the biggest scams ever collectively pulled off by… Please follow and like us:

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Stock market up 25 percent in 2017. Gains to continue in 2018?

WASHINGTON, January 2, 2018: The value of the U.S. stock market as measured by the Dow Jones Industrial Average, has increased more than 25 percent in 2017. As 2018 begins, it looks very much like the bull market will continue, possibly posting a yearly gain possibly similar to that of the year just concluded. Although analysts… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. CEOs Make The Most Globally

It pays to be a chief executive officer in the United States, according to a new report revealing that the pay gap between U.S. CEOs and their employees is larger than in any other country. Related: How the Rich Get Rich: These Tech CEOs Are Making Bank The U.S. CEOs of the top publicly traded companies… Please follow and like us:

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These liberals are angry corporations are giving out bonuses

Nancy Pelosi Last week, Speaker Paul Ryan said he believes the Republican tax bill would help workers. Today’s Savannah Guthrie asked Ryan, “Are you living in a fantasy world?” quoting tax plan critic, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Savannah Guthrie challenging Speaker Ryan on the #GOPTaxScamBill: “Are you living in a fantasy world?” Yes,… Please follow and like us:

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Tax Cut Backers Unhappy That Cap Gains Tax Provision Means Some Must Pay More

Congress is moving steadily toward passage of a Republican tax reform bill that President Donald Trump almost certainly will sign when it reaches his desk, but tensions remain among advocacy groups seeking to drain the Washington swamp, thanks to a provision on the “death tax.” Senate and House conferees are ironing out differences between their chamber’s… Please follow and like us:

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Small tweaks to GOP tax bill would make huge difference

The Senate-passed tax bill is a policy triumph that will provide a shot of performance enhancing drugs into the veins of the economy. It’s not perfect, but the combined effect of cutting business tax rates, eliminating the state and local tax deduction, and repealing the ObamaCare individual mandate tax, means we are at the precipice of… Please follow and like us:

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Understanding the economics of tax reform

LOS ANGELES, December 9, 2017: Tax cuts are just one part of tax reform. Albeit a major part. Undoubtedly there will be winners and losers whenever a major overhaul in the arena of public policy occurs. Those who benefited under the existing regulatory structure will most likely oppose changes. Unless the replacement structure also benefits them… Please follow and like us:

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Trump rallies Capitol Hill as House GOP set to pass tax plan

WASHINGTON — House Republicans were on track Thursday to pass their sweeping tax-cut package, setting up a showdown with the Senate, where Republicans are taking a different approach. President Donald Trump arrived on Capitol Hill to bolster Republicans determined to push the tax package through Congress — and accomplish a top GOP priority — despite widespread… Please follow and like us:

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Broadcom’s $130B Qualcomm Bid Could Be Among The Biggest Tech Takeovers

Broadcom’s $130 billion bid for Qualcomm sent shockwaves through the technology sector in what could be one of the largest tech takeovers ever. The blockbuster bid comes at a time when companies in the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) space are competing to secure top spots in an industry that continues record-setting growth and is forecasted… Please follow and like us:

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GOP Moves to Crack Down on Corporate Tax Dodgers

Under the introduced last week in the House of Representatives, giant multinational corporations get a fat tax cut — but also the threat of a stinging new levy if they continue commonly used tax-avoidance schemes. The hope of tax writers was that the threat of a 20 percent excise tax on the sale of products from… Please follow and like us:

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Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Here are the key takeaways you need to know

Now that the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was unveiled by House Republicans on November 2, we’re beginning to get the outline of what the tax bill could mean for everybody from corporations to average Americans. At this early stage, we know that corporations will see a lower tax rate of 20% and lower taxes on… Please follow and like us:

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The Real Vampire Squid: Debt Service

Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this world, nothing is certain except death and taxes. – Benjamin Franklin, letter to Jean-Baptiste Leroy, November 13, 1789. Get The Full Ray Dalio Series in PDF Get the entire 10-part series on Ray Dalio in PDF. Save it to… Please follow and like us:

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Spain’s central government set to impose direct rule in bid to halt Catalonia’s independence push

BARCELONA, Spain — Dueling dramas unfolded Friday in Madrid and Barcelona over the Catalonia secession crisis, with Spain’s Senate set to approve direct rule over the restive region and protesters outside the Catalan parliament urging lawmakers to declare independence. A vote by the upper chamber of Spain’s parliament to strip Catalonia of its autonomous powers would… Please follow and like us:

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US Treasury Cites Koch-Funded Research

In a rare instance of one federal agency publicly attacking another, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued an 18-page report Monday excoriating the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s proposed arbitration rule, which would prevent financial institutions from preventing class action lawsuits from customers via consumer contracts. In doing so, the department cited a paper co-authored by… Please follow and like us:

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