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Economy Watch: In Focus Tofay: Slideshow: 10 Big Businesses That Barely Pay Taxes

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1994 - The first democratic general election in South Africa, in which black citizens could vote. Featured Articles Argentina Economy The YPF Takeover Will Not Solve Argentina's Energy Problems By: Alieto Guadagni    |   Date: 27 Apr 2012 Argentina's decision to nationalise YPF - a subsidiary of Spanish energy company Repsol - has been met by international disapproval; though the Argentine government insists that the move had been necessary in order to meet its energy needs. Yet this may not turn out to be the case, particularly with investment in exploration greatly reduced.    Read more ▶ About The Author: Alieto Guadagni Argentina's Energy Secretary in 2002, and subsequently its World Bank representative. Slideshow: 10 Big Businesses That Barely Pay Taxes While the average American may be shelling out thousands of dollars each year in taxes to the federal government, many businesses are payi

MarketWatch: US Stocks fall Sharply as fears over European Debt Weigh. May 4th, 2010

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By Kate Gibson , MarketWatch NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stocks thudded lower on Tuesday as worries over European national debts overrode positive quarterly reports from companies including drug giants Pfizer Inc. and Merck & Co. "The overseas markets are weighing on sentiment right now, and bond markets around the world are rallying. At least for the morning that is going to be the story," said Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak. Early economic reports that showed a 5.3% jump in pending home sales and a 1.3% climb in factory orders in March did little to curb bearish sentiment. To read full Story Click Here