If you look at headline tax rates alone, you might think tax competition in Europe had ended. But the more stable headline rates say nothing about how countries define a company's tax base.
"Tolstoy is also a better read. Tax rules ... were developed by the League of Nations after World War I. They've not kept pace with the changes in the world economy," the U.K.'s chancellor of the exchequer told CNBC.
Macquarie says the drop in coffee prices is due to speculative trades that are long Robusta, and short Arabica. CNBC's Jane Wells offers insight.
Concern is growing about risks to U.S.-based multinationals in a country where American audit regulators are locked out by the Chinese government and bribery and fraud are routine.
For many investors, the idea of who their manager is can be amorphous. For Ric Edelman, though, his job is simple: Just think of him as the guy who changes the oil in your car.
Taking a cue from food trucks, savvy entrepreneurs are forgoing costly storefronts and instead running small businesses from their cars. So what's the downside?
Inside the biggest, riskiest, and most profitable insider stock bets since the financial crisis.
The South Street Seaport is recovering three months after Sandy. How some small-business owners are using technology to keep sales ringing.
CEO Howard Schultz seems very optimistic about Starbuck’s going forward.
After four years of belt-tightening, American companies are good at squeezing more profit out of every dollar of sales - a skill that chief executives regard as critical in the face of an uncertain economy.
All too often you hear ‘weakness is an opportunity’ said Cramer. Of course, that’s not always the case.
David Palmer, UBS analyst, discusses what's driving the stock higher after reporting earnings that were essentially in line with expectations.
A day after Procter & Gamble beat analyst expectations, Cramer thinks the company is "poised to be the best stock in the Dow."
The "Squawk on the Street" news crew report on today's market movers, including the Dow taking aim at a new record high; and a jump in shares of Starbucks.
Check out which companies are making headlines before the bell on Friday:
Starbucks landed squarely on the trader radar after the company reported earnings that met expectations, although revenue was slightly lower than expected.
The S&P 500 closed higher for the seventh-consecutive session Thursday after crossing above the 1,500 level for the first time since December 2007, but Apple ended near session lows, putting a damper on the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations but revenue was slightly lower than anticipated. In after-hours trading, the stock initially slipped then turned higher.
CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down Starbucks' earnings data. Earnings hit estimates, but the revenues were a bit light.