Apple may owe $200 million in European back taxes

BRUSSELS–European Union regulators laid out for the first time Tuesday reasons why they believe tax deals granted to Apple Inc. in Ireland and Fiat SpA in Luxembourg constituted illegal state s...

ExxonMobil: Rockefeller’s rule

[at Financial Times] – Spend a third, save a third and give a third away. So John D Rockefeller, the founder of what today is ExxonMobil, budgeted his income. He demanded that his children acco...

Chicago purchasing-manager gauge cools in September

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Chicago PMI slowed to a still very strong reading of 60.5 in September, down from 64.3 in August. Firms added inventory at the highest pace in 41 years, while the pri...