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Top tax expert: Companies moving abroad to please shareholders

By Joseph Lawler | 08/22/14 08:00 AM

Top tax expert: Companies moving abroad to please shareholders

Companies aren't fleeing the United States because of a lack of tax competitiveness, a top tax expert says. They're leaving to use the trillions of dollars in cash they hold abroad to boost their stock prices.
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Stocks dip on Ukraine, ahead of Yellen talk

Stocks dip on Ukraine, ahead of Yellen talk

By KELVIN CHAN | 08/22/14 10:35 AM

HONG KONG (AP) — European stock markets turned lower on Friday, while Wall Street was expected to open flat, amid concerns of an escalation in the Ukrainian crisis after a Russian aid convoy entered the country. Investors were also looking ahead to a meeting of central bankers that might shed...
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Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

Yellen speech awaited for any hint on rate timing

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | 08/22/14 07:10 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after the Federal Reserve revealed an intensifying internal debate over interest rates, Chair Janet Yellen will address the annual Fed conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with investors seeking any clear hints of when it will start raising rates. The subject of...
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