Tag Archives: Regulation

Some Facts about Corporate Taxes (from CFR)

There is a lot of misinformation about US corporate taxation out there. This is a useful resource in understanding a few of the issues involved in any attempt at meaningful reform of the corporate tax code. Most interesting to me were the very clear explanations of the distortions the current code causes.

Some Facts about Corporate Taxes (from CFR)

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Foreign Affairs on Oil Speculation

This is as cogent an explanation of the purposes and benefits of speculative forces in the energy market (or any market) that I have read.

With high gasoline prices across the United States, the knives are out for speculators in the oil market. Speculation is an easy scapegoat, but it’s the wrong one. If anything, speculators help energy prices respond to shifts in supply and demand, benefiting producers and consumers alike.”  Link

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