Big U.S. banks reap Asia bailout bucks
- Tax Status Quo for S Corps. Fajt, Marissa // American Banker;3/23/2010, Vol. 175 Issue 44, p4
The article reports that taxation for Subchapter S bank owners in the U.S. will remain unchanged due to a ruling by the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago, Illinois.
- Bonuses from Us. Buell, John // Progressive Populist;4/1/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p9
The article offers the author's insights on various issues related to investment banking in the U.S. including the role of investment banks in the financial crisis, the idea of taxing or limiting the bonuses provided by banks to their traders, and the potential implementation of the so-called...
- OBAMA PLANS BANK `FEE'. // Progressive Populist;2/1/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p22
The article reports on taxes for banks to be paid starting February 2010 to compensate for losses experienced by taxpayers as proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama.
- Getting it Right: Financial reform begins with good policy, not populism. Swagel, Phillip // Ripon Forum;Winter2010, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses the status of the financial system in the U.S. It states that the system had nearly collapsed due to the sudden move of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to a Democrats' grandiosity. It also mentions that the two policy switches including the proposed tax on...
- We Need a Tax on Speculators. Brown, Ellen // Progressive Populist;12/15/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p20
The article presents a reprint of the article "We Need a Tax on Speculators," by Ellen Brown, which appeared at HuffingtonPost.com. The author comments on the exceedingly high revenues of Goldman Sachs & Co. despite the prevalence of an economic crisis and criticizes the financial strategies of...
- President Paints Tax Target On Big Banks, Financial Firms. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;1/26/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p8
The article reflects on the proposals of U.S. President Barack Obama announced in January 2015 including tax breaks, free tuition for community colleges and expansion of paid sick leave through increasing capital gains taxes on inheritance and a 10-year tax on biggest banks and financial firms.
- Consumers and Businesses Would Pay the Price for Obama's Bank Tax. Kyl, Jon // Americanbanker.com;2/26/2015, p1
The Obama administration's proposed bank tax would apply to all liabilities of large financial institutions -- including their deposits. It's bad policy to tax the funding that banks use to make loans to consumers and businesses.
- The GOP's dubious populism. Conason, Joe // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;2/8/2010, Vol. 39 Issue 35, p22
The author criticizes the populist response of the Republican Party to the State of the Union Address of U.S. President Barack Obama. He says that the Republicans scowled when Obama proposed to recover a financial responsibility fee or a bank tax. He adds that the more Republicans wrap...
- Will The Real Barack Obama Stand Up. Remmers, Jerry // Moderate Voice;1/26/2010, p30
The article presents views from journalists on the stance of U.S. President Barack Obama on increasing taxing banks and capping salaries. Bob Hebert describes Obama as a man with strong personality and proponent for health insurance to the populist. Eugene Robinson says that Obama will decline...
- More Income Tax Breaks For Rich "Job Creators?" Sure. But With Strings. SILVERSTEIN, MICHAEL // Moderate Voice;8/15/2012, p6
The article discusses the bank bailouts in the U.S. that were carried out without strings. It states that both the left and right are angry with U.S. President Barack Obama for how bailouts were made. It says that the bank bailouts lead to a Republican issue in the 2012 election on the need to...