Why can’t business do more to help the economy?

untitleduntitled7520492_f248It seems like there are a lot of fat cats out there when many families are struggling just to get by, doesn’t it? It is understandable why so many Americans feel this way. I mean, the numbers are what the numbers are, right?

The biggest problem with any discussion about corporate profits is folks ordinarily include totals from foreign subsidiaries when discussing them. While still profit, this type of commingling kind of clouds the issue. After all, U.S. companies make a lot more money overseas than previously, and it isn’t close. (Read the full article as previously published in the Montgomery Advertiser Sunday Nov 8th…)

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