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Darren Dahl on Jun 25, 2016 12:11PM

Can Employee Ownership Give U.S. Manufacturers A Competitive Edge?

There’s been much written in recent years about the demise of U.S. manufacturing. And while there is no question that many industries have shifted overseas, the truth is that there are thousands of manufacturers operating in the U.S. – more than 250,000 actually, according to the National Association of Manufacturing – who employ 9% of the total labor workforce.

Peter J Reilly on Jun 25, 2016 12:02PM

Tax Court Denies Amway Losses Due To Lack Of Profit Motive

I was surprised to see that I haven't written about an Amway case in over two years.  Well, a new one came out this week and James E. Hess, like pretty much every taxpayer who has ever disputed disallowance of Amway losses in Tax Court, lost.   Amway cases are a subset of Section 183 (commonly known as hobby loss) cases.

Anne Field on Jun 25, 2016 11:11AM

Tough Time Finding Talent For Social Enterprises In Emerging Markets

Many social entrepreneurs in developing countries find hiring and retaining the right people to staff their ventures is a challenge--so hard, in fact, it can cripple their ability to expand.

Panos Mourdoukoutas on Jun 25, 2016 10:41AM

Two Dividend Stocks For Good And Bad Times

With financial markets on the edge following Brexit, investors have found themselves between a rock and a hard place: a turbulent equity market in which stocks drop by double digits in a few hours, and bank accounts that pay next to nothing in returns.