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Dow and Out

GE dropped from Dow Jones Industrial Average after over 100 years General Electric was removed from the Dow Jones Industrial Average June 15. It was replaced by the parent company of the Walgreens chain of pharmacies. General Electric was off and on the average repeatedly in its early years, but had been a fixture since […]

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Crumbling Pillars

Government report in NYT calls tax fraud ‘deliberate’ A week after federal law enforcement raided its Peoria, Ill., headquarters, the scope of Caterpillar’s alleged fraudulent tax practices is becoming clearer. A Dartmouth professor commissioned by a yet-to-be specified government organization to investigate the company’s actions labeled them ‘deliberate’, saying it intentionally manipulated its bookkeeping and accounting records to keep a […]

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