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Will losing Burger King make Americans care about corporate taxes?

By Joseph Lawler | 08/26/14 05:00 AM

Will losing Burger King make Americans care about corporate taxes?

If any company could make Americans care about international corporate taxation, it might be Burger King.
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US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

US durable goods orders surge record 22.6 percent

By MARTIN CRUTSINGER | 08/26/14 10:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Business orders for long-lasting manufactured goods shot up by the largest amount on record in July but much of the strength came from a huge surge in demand for commercial aircraft. Outside of transportation, orders actually fell. Orders for durable goods rose 22.6 percent in...
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Global stocks lower, US economic data awaited

Global stocks lower, US economic data awaited

By JOE McDONALD | 08/27/14 01:06 AM

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower Tuesday as investors digested signals from the Jackson Hole meeting of central bankers and looked ahead to data expected to show an improving U.S. economy. KEEPING SCORE: In morning trading, France's CAC-40 was off 0.1 percent at 4,338.03 and...
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