Month: July 2020

Flags outside the United Nations building. getty Is there an appetite for global tax multilateralism? Michael Lennard is optimistic but cautious.  Lennard, chief of international tax cooperation and trade in the U.N. Financing for Development Office, thinks the world is not yet at a “high point for multilateralism,” even though taxation is a global issue in a
0 Comments
As we roll toward the half-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects on work, office space, and focus have been profound. Executives can now be found working out of what had been guest rooms, attics, or walk-in closets. The need to work in corporate offices, once considered indispensable, is now being rethought in its
0 Comments
A coronavirus relief agreement in Congress remained in doubt early Friday, just as extended unemployment benefits are set to end and new economic data showed a U.S. economy buckling under the pandemic’s weight. The Commerce Department said gross domestic product from April to June plunged 32.9% on an annualized basis, the biggest quarterly plunge in activity
0 Comments
Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai gestures during a session at the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Google parent-company Alphabet beat expectations for its second quarter earnings Thursday, marking its first revenue decline in the company’s history. The company’s stock fell slightly after hours. Here’s how it did against Refinitiv
0 Comments
In the $1 trillion stimulus proposal released by Senate Republicans on Monday — the Health, Economic Assistance, Liability Protection and Schools, or HEALS, Act — the $600 per week unemployment boost of the CARES Act, which expires Friday, would decrease to $200 per week. That’s because Republican leaders have largely said the extra $600 a week discourages people from returning to
0 Comments
Bitcoin cryptocurrency representation is seen in this illustration photo taken in Poland on June 17, … [+] 2020 (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images Unfortunately, scams are far too common in the cryptocurrency space. Last week, hackers broke into Twitter’s systems and lured innocent people into sending bitcoin into the
0 Comments