Archive | February, 2012

Washington Hotline – February – Week 4 – 2012

White House Proposes Corporate Tax Reform On February 22, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke to Congress and outlined the White House proposal for corporate tax reform.  Geithner noted that there has not been a comprehensive corporate tax reform for 25 years.  Since the last major corporate tax reform, there have been many significant events.  These […]

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AAM LLC – Weekly Market Wrap

Weekly Market Wrap: Stocks resumed positive momentum after a slight drop last week.  The S&P 500 added 1.38% to finish at 1,361.  Gold gained 0.16% to $1,722 and Oil surged 4.52% to $103.45.  The dollar moved 0.30% higher against other major world currencies to close at $79.35. Year-To-Date for the major indexes: The S&P index […]

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Washington Hotline – February – Week 2 – 2012

IRS Smart Phone App – IRS2GO IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman was pleased to announce a substantially enhanced application for iPhone and Android phones.  The IRS2GO application was first announced in 2011 and had 350,000 downloads.  Commissioner Shulman expects the new application to be widely used. He stated, “The new smartphone app provides an easy way […]

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