Larry Summers critiques that the Trump tax holiday for U.S. multinational corporations may cause inadvertent consequences.
Rose Prince

2017-01-17 12:42:00 Tue ET

Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard President Larry Summers critiques that the Trump administration's generous tax holiday for American multinational corporations may have inadvertent consequences.

This Bloomberg news article and video clip summarize Summers's critiques in several bullet points.

When these corporations repatriate offshore cash, this cash is unlikely to be spent on domestic job creation and R&D innovation.

This cash might go into greater empire-driven M&A expansion, opportunistic low-cost share buyback, and financial reorganization.

This managerial hubris can translate into bigger bonuses and cash windfalls for many senior executive managers to the detriment of minority shareholders.

This managerial rent protection not only entrenches key corporate blockholders but also exacerbates income and wealth inequality in Corporate America.

The supply-side tax cuts and infrastructure expenditures move beyond voodoo economics with extraordinary uncertainty.

Can Trump's economic policy reforms prove their worth in due course?


If any of our AYA Analytica financial health memos (FHM), blog posts, ebooks, newsletters, and notifications etc, or any other form of online content curation, involves potential copyright concerns, please feel free to contact us at service@ayafintech.network so that we can remove relevant content in response to any such request within a reasonable time frame.

Blog+More
Mike Pompeo switches his critical role from CIA Director to State Secretary in a secret visit to North Korea.
Peter Prince

2018-04-13 14:42:00 Friday ET

Mike Pompeo switches his critical role from CIA Director to State Secretary in a secret visit to North Korea.

Mike Pompeo switches his critical role from CIA Director to State Secretary in a secret visit to North Korea with no regime change as the North Korean dicta

+See More
U.S. Treasury's proposal for financial deregulation aims to remove key aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act.
Rose Prince

2017-08-25 13:36:00 Friday ET

U.S. Treasury's proposal for financial deregulation aims to remove key aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act.

The U.S. Treasury's June 2017 grand proposal for financial deregulation aims to remove several aspects of the Dodd-Frank Act 2010 such as annual macro s

+See More
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon defends capitalism in his recent annual letter to shareholders.
Chanel Holden

2019-04-26 09:33:00 Friday ET

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon defends capitalism in his recent annual letter to shareholders.

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon defends capitalism in his recent annual letter to shareholders. As Dimon explains here, socialism inevitably produces stagnat

+See More
The Economist highlights a trifecta of plausible explanations for better economic fortunes during the current Trump administration.
Chanel Holden

2018-08-27 09:35:00 Monday ET

The Economist highlights a trifecta of plausible explanations for better economic fortunes during the current Trump administration.

President Trump and his Republican senators and supporters praise the recent economic revival of most American counties. The Economist highlights a trifecta

+See More
Ramit Sethi suggests that it is important to invest in long-term gains instead of paying attention to daily dips and trends.
John Fourier

2018-10-30 10:41:00 Tuesday ET

Ramit Sethi suggests that it is important to invest in long-term gains instead of paying attention to daily dips and trends.

Personal finance author Ramit Sethi suggests that it is important to invest in long-term gains instead of paying attention to daily dips and trends. It

+See More
A physicist derives a mathematical formula for success.
Chanel Holden

2019-03-07 12:39:00 Thursday ET

A physicist derives a mathematical formula for success.

A physicist derives a mathematical formula that success equates the product of both personal quality and the potential value of a random idea. As a Northeas

+See More