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Archive of posts published in the tag: capital investments

Short Term Policy Horizons

Firms Shy Away from Spending–  Eric Morath in the WSJ Companies appear reluctant to step up spending on the basic building blocks of the economy, such as machines, computers and new buildings. The broadest measure of U.S. business investment advanced…

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Capital Destruction

From the Wall Street Journal – A Capital Gains Primer. Excerpts: Far from being a loophole, the low tax rate applied to capital gains is beneficial and fair for several reasons. First, under current tax rules, all gains from investments…

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The Economy’s Ball and Chain

Team Obama has missed the reason for high unemployment and slow growth in spite of low interest rates and seemingly endless stimulus.  In the Wall Street Journal Gary Becker, Steven Davis and Kevin Murphy writes “Uncertainty and the Slow Recovery”.…

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