Archives: April 2007

Back from London

Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 27, Categories: Journalism

Just came back from London where I was attending the Business Journalist of the Year Awards. I had a fun time--I got to dress up in a tux, exchange stories...

New Data on Multinationals

Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 19, Categories: Trade

The Bureau of Economic Analysis just published the latest figures on multinational employment at home and abroad, through 2005. It shows, as one might expect, that U.S.-based companies have been...

Surprising Answers to Three Tax Questions

Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 18, Categories: Taxation

I'm just going to make this short and simple. We hear all this spin about how the tax system is fair/unfair to the rich/middle-class/poor. In honor of April 15, I...

Global Capital Spending is Strong

Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 13, Categories: Corporations

I did an article this week suggesting that the weak capital spending numbers in the U.S. are misleading, and that U.S based companies are actually spending very aggressively--just overseas. Take...

Happy Times for Professionals

Posted by: Michael Mandel on April 06, Categories: Labor Market

According to today's jobs report, the unemployment rate for professionals in March was only 1.7%. That's the lowest level it has been since 2001. (Professionals includes software engineers, architects, engineers,...

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