U.S. Budget Deficit Widens to $984B in 2019
“The current levels of debt are unprecedented in peacetime during a growing economy, and the consequences of this irresponsible spending are unknown."
Tax Reform Spurs Major Unintended Consequence
Contrary to congressional intent, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has boosted multinationals' capital investments abroad more than at home.
Survey Sees Cautious Investor Sentiment
Institutional investors and analysts express concerns on geopolitical tensions and a slowing global economy.
Impacts of New Tax Law Still Fuzzy
Companies have barely begun to address capital-allocation issues related to the law, and they may need to adjust some workers' pay.
Tax Reform Could Be Tipping Point for AI
There may be no better use for companies' cash windfall from the lower tax rate than investing in a long-term future that includes AI.
Pending Tax Cut Sends CFO Optimism Soaring
Robust earnings and growth in tech spending are on the agenda, say CFOs, as are higher wage and benefits costs.
OECD Raises 2018 US Growth Forecast to 2.5%
The group sees a temporary boost to GDP from the proposed tax cuts but its projection is still below that of the Trump administration.
Tax Cuts: Be Careful What You Wish For
The short-term economic boost that the GOP-proposed tax cuts would generate wouldn't be sustainable without growth in the already-tight labor market.
Would a Territorial Tax System Help Investors?
Total shareholder return likely would rise only slightly if repatriated, foreign-earned profits were no longer taxable in the U.S., a study finds.
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?