The Senate is nearing a deal on a short-term increase in the debt ceiling that would pull the U.S. from the brink of a payment default but threatens to exacerbate year-end clashes over trillions in government spending. After weeks of stalled talks, Democrats appeared to be on the verge of accepting a proposal from Senate
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Boeing’s Starliner capsule sits on to an Atlas V rocket on the launchpad before the launch of the OFT-2 mission. United Launch Alliance NASA moved a pair of astronauts off Boeing’s first two crewed missions to a SpaceX mission next year, in a rare reassignment as the aerospace giant’s Starliner capsule remains delayed in development.
CliftonLarsonAllen is teaming up with the National Association of Black Accountants to encourage more diversity, equity and inclusion in the accounting profession. The partnership represents a first of its kind corporate sponsorship for NABA. As part of the effort, CLA is committing to increase workforce diversity, expand its talent pool and improve the representation of
Note: The following is the testimony of Dr. William McBride, Tax Foundation Vice President of Federal Tax and Economic Policy, prepared for a Joint Economic Committee hearing on October 6, 2021, titled, “Building Back Better: Raising Revenue to Invest in Shared Prosperity.” Chairman Beyer, Ranking Member Lee, and members of the Joint Economic Committee, thank you for
Alexandra Lashner of Bensalem, Pennsylvania, became frustrated after attempting to buy a house this year and decided to postpone homeownership. Source: Alexandra Lashner Alexandra Lashner and her husband were excited to buy their first home earlier this year. They saved up enough for a 20% down payment and had no debt. Yet they still couldn’t
According to the Small Business Administration (SBA), only 21 percent of small businesses are owned by women. On average, a woman-owned firm had $1.3M in and employed eight people. The statistics are even worse as the size of the company gets larger. Only about 5% of CEOs among the 3,000 largest U.S. companies are women.
U.S. Bancorp George Frey | Bloomberg | Getty Images The race to cater to institutional investors who want to wager on cryptocurrency is heating up. U.S. Bank, the fifth biggest retail bank in the nation, is expected to announce Tuesday that its cryptocurrency custody service is available to fund managers, CNBC has learned. The offering
To shed light on the Spanish tax system, the Tax Foundation and the Foundation for the Advancement of Liberty produced the Spanish Regional Tax Competitiveness Index (RTCI). The Index compares the 19 Spanish regions on five major areas of taxation: individual income tax, wealth tax, inheritance tax, transfer taxes and stamp duties, and other regional
The White House is trying to broker a deal to scale back Joe Biden’s ambitious economic agenda, weighing liberal policy priorities against centrist concerns about inflation and tax hikes in a recalibration of strategy for the legislation. The president, meanwhile, is seeking to drum up public support for the plan — and pressure its opponents
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A recent Tax Foundation analysis considered how various proposals from the Biden administration, from Congress, and from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development would affect the effective tax rates (ETRs) on the foreign profits of U.S. multinationals. That analysis focused on how each policy and proposal would affect the overall ETRs. But which industries
Workers with Patriot Environmental Services mop up oil on the surface of the water at Talbert Marsh in Huntington Beach, CA on Monday, October 4, 2021. Paul Bersebach | MediaNews Group | Getty Images A massive oil spill off the coast of southern California this past weekend has clean-up crews racing to prevent an ecological
In this article SWX Carl Icahn speaking at Delivering Alpha in New York on Sept. 13, 2016. David A. Grogan | CNBC Carl Icahn on Tuesday announced a sizeable stake in Southwest Gas, and the activist investor is pushing the Las Vegas-based utility company to drop its rumored acquisition of natural gas company Questar Pipeline.
The Global Reporting Initiative unveiled its revised Universal Standards on Tuesday to reflect due diligence expectations for organizations to manage their sustainability impacts, including on human rights. GRI anticipates the revised standards will be used by the more than 10,000 companies already using its standards for their sustainability reporting. The standards are designed to position
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David McDonough, founder and CEO of Commonstock Commonstock A new social network is betting that enthusiastic retail traders are here to stay and that they want more transparency than what’s offered on Reddit. Commonstock is a social media platform for talking about trades and financial markets. It features a Twitter-like news feed, with users ranking