I just recently started trading options. I have been trading stocks as an individual investor for many, many years. In all my years of trading I always invested in stocks in a very straight forward way. 1,631 more words
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By David Nelson, CFA
Income inequality will be a central theme for Democrat and Republican candidates as we head into the election cycle. Both sides of the aisle know what’s at stake and the importance of positioning their policies as a cure for what some call a cancer sweeping the nation. 1,053 more words
Regular readers will know that I’m not a fan of stock buybacks by companies. I believe that even though buybacks are advertised as returning cash to shareholders in a tax-efficient way, their main effect–even if not their purpose–is to keep the dilutive effects of management stock options away from the attention of ordinary shareholders. 731 more words
Mathieu v. R. – TCC: Stock options not taxable – Court could not fix “loophole” for the Crown’s benefit.
Mathieu v. The Queen (June 27, 2014 – 2014 TCC 207).
Précis: Michel Mathieu, his wife Doris Landry and son, Ken Mathieu controlled Forages Garant & Frères inc. 1,828 more words
Bebchuk and Fried wrote in 2009 a since then classical article on “Paying for Long-Term Performance”, in which they addressed one of the problems that if not at the roots of the 2008 economic crisis, nevertheless helped increase the damages generated by it, (particularly within the financial sector). 1,000 more words