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Where Obama and Romney Stand on the Big Issues
With Election Day in view, Americans are dialing up their focus on President Obama and Mitt Romney, preparing to make that long-awaited choice. But before you head to the polls -- now or on Nov. 6 -- have one last look at the candidates and "where they stand" in this handy primer: On Taxes:
10 Things We Didn't Learn From Enron Scandal
10 Years After the Enron Scandal, Experts Share 10 Lessons We Haven't Learned
Sen. Levin Says Tackling Tax Haven Abuse is One Way to Reduce Deficit
The showdown over raising the debt ceiling has brought corporate tax havens into the spotlight, a time-honored practice for businesses but a costly drain on the U.S. Treasury. This week, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., introduced the Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act which proposes that companies pay U.S. taxes
Investors look back on a decade of grim stock returns
Stock investors will look back on the first decade of the 21st century with the same degree of nostalgia they have for their first root canal. "I've lived a long time, been through a lot of decades," says Hugh Johnson, chairman and chief investment officer of Hugh Johnson Advisors. "Some were real
Credit for maternity leave not retroactive
The Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday narrowed the reach of a federal law that bars discrimination based on pregnancy. The justices said employers may give women less credit for pregnancy leaves than for other medical time off in the calculation of retirement benefits, if the maternity leave was
Season of Scandal
With the recent conviction of former Qwest Communications International, Inc. CEO Joseph Nacchio on 19 counts of insider trading, a season of major corporate scandals has come full circle. What began five years ago as an unprecedented effort by the Department of Justice to follow the trail of fraud
What Happened to Market Discipline?
This Is Not aStory of Private Enterprise but Cynical Political Opportunism.
Govt. Wisens Up on Sarbanes-Oxley
Fewer Companies Would Be Subject to Sarbanes-Oxley Audits Under House Amendment
SEC Charges Former Broadcom Executives With Backdating
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged two current and two former officers of semiconductor vendor Broadcom...
Corporate governance gets more transparent worldwide
With trillions of dollars in capital sailing the globe in search of investments, the shareholders' crusade for more open, well-run companies is gaining strength across many major and emerging markets. In what some call a worldwide corporate-governance movement, shareholders are pushing for stronger