The federal corporate tax rate is 35% but that's not what most big companies pay, and the disparities can be huge: Some pay billions, while others pay nothing.
Street Directory recently made the argument that if investors want some degree of price stability, they should buy stocks which have heavy daily trading volumes. But what if an investor prefers the potential of sharp moves up or down that comes with a stock whose normal daily volume is modest?
When Steve Wynn first proposed taking over the stalled Foxwoods casino project in Philadelphia, he said his version would be "cute." Now he is promising a gambling hall that will be "Wynn top to bottom."