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There Are Only Three Options For The US To Cut Corporate Tax Rates

People overwhelmingly desire a balanced federal budget. It is easy for politicians to support this goal but close to impossible for them to find the votes for any specific package of spending cuts or tax increases that would actually bring it about. The same is true of tax reforms, especially any …


CVS: Employees Must Tell Us Their Weight Or Pay A $600 Fine

That's the conundrum facing employers today as they struggle with rising rates of obesity and spiraling health care costs. (A study by Gallup found that absenteeism due to obesity and other chronic health problems costs employers $153 billion per year.)<p>And with a provision in the Affordable Care …

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New Photos From Arkansas Oil Spill Show The Full Extent Of The Damage

New photos from the EPA show the extent of the damage.<p>At least 60 homes were impacted, and oil entered a creek connected to a cove attached to Lake Conway, a tributary that leads to the Arkansas River.<p>Exxon said in a statement that the oil did not reach Lake Conway, although "ducks, turtles, a …


Panera Exec: Secret-Menu Items Do Customers A Service

Restaurants are increasingly selling these off-menu items to bring in customers who are "in the know," but in an oxymoronic move they are showcasing these "secret" menus on their own websites.<p>The trend is being driven by restaurants, such as Panera and <b>BurgerFi</b>, that want to speed up the ordering …


Google Paid This Man $100 Million: Here's His Story

Two years ago, Twitter was in disarray.<p>On April 14, 2011, Fortune's Jessi Hempel blasted Twitter for failing to launch exciting new products, generate meaningful revenues, or hang on to executive talent.<p>None of this was news to Twitter's board members or CEO Dick Costolo, of course.<p>They'd spent the …