Many Factors Influence the Market for IPOs
Aside from disclosure regulations, the factors include politics, markets, investor demand, the business climate, and competition.
SEC Unfairly Seen as Scapegoat for IPO Slump
The commission and Congress have actually done much to ease the way for new IPOs, a capital markets attorney says.
Dodd-Frank Is Needed But Merits Revision
While preventing another financial crisis is paramount, there were a number of unintended consequences of the law.
Square-Off: Should Dodd-Frank Stay or Go?
Despite efforts afoot to repeal the law, it should remain in place but be modified, many observers say.
‘Repeal Dodd-Frank’ Is a Mere Sound Bite
All-or-nothing policy proposals, like President Trump's wish to dump Dodd-Frank in total, are not realistic: Princeton professor.
Many Parts of Dodd-Frank Should Be Repealed
The law was about micromanaging financial services rather than facilitating capital markets.
Dodd-Frank Was Too Much — and Not Enough
The law identified many right solutions to the problems revealed by the financial crisis but excessively applied them.
Falling Global Tax Rates Make U.S. Less Competitive
A lower U.S. tax rate plus simplification of the tax system would stimulate corporate expansion and spark economic growth, consultant says.
The Ideal Federal Tax Rate? 21%
Added to state taxes, that rate would be just below the worldwide average and make U.S. companies more competitive globally, accounting firm leader says.
Square-Off: What Corporate Tax Rate Is Best?
Many observers, as well as virtually all companies, favor a big cut. But how great is the potential for unintended consequences?
Lower Corporate Taxes Would Spur Capital Investment
The federal rate should be dropped to 20% or 25% to sync up the economy with corporate financial results and stock-market performance: Columbia professor.