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Obama's Kabul trip praised, blastedupdated: Tue May 01 2012 18:59:00

A roundup of reactions to President Barack Obama's unannounced visit to Afghanistan, where he and Afghan President Hamid Karzai signed an agreement on future ties:

CNNMoney: Citi wins OK for Chinese credit cardupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 10:29:00

Citibank won approval to issue its own credit card in China, making it the first non-Asian bank to enter that market.

CNNMoney: Romney bashing: Part 2 may focus on taxesupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 14:07:00

Should Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney choose to release his tax returns, it likely will spur yet more debate about how much the rich should pay in taxes.

Fortune: A Chinese stake in GM? Bravo!updated: Tue Sep 21 2010 11:26:00

The drumbeat in the blogosphere began about a millisecond after the news broke on Monday that Shanghai Automotive Industrial Corp. was considering buying a piece of General Motors when the US Treasury Department floats its shares in an IPO sometime later this year. "The U.S. government should block such a deal from ever occurring," wrote one outraged commentator at Yahoo News. "Major U.S. companies like GM should be owned by American investors, not by any company run by a foreign government; particularly a foreign government that is hostile toward the U.S. This deal would jeopardize U.S. national security and should be rejected.''

Fortune: How to keep your carried interest from the taxmanupdated: Tue May 18 2010 10:25:00

Private equity fund managers are about to become much closer to their tax attorneys.

Torture tape central to lawsuit against UAE sheikhupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 11:45:00

On the tape, Sheikh Issa bin Zayed al Nahyan appears to burn with rage.

FSB: The venture game: What investors wantupdated: Thu Apr 16 2009 10:29:00

Matt Douglas had just embarked on a down-to-the-studs renovation of his home in Natick, Mass. when he and a colleague, Sean Conta, quit their jobs to launch, an event-planning Web site. "My wife and I were living in one 12-by-8-foot room, along with the refrigerator, stove and two cats," Douglas recalls. "Sean would come over around 8:30 every morning. Then we'd sit at our two little desks with construction noise in the background."

Microsoft's Ballmer touts 'best version of Windows ever'updated: Fri Jan 09 2009 17:42:00

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show on Wednesday with an impassioned endorsement of PCs and a sneak peek at the company's future Windows 7 operating system.

CES 2009: What's on tap?updated: Fri Jan 09 2009 17:42:00

CNN's Nicole Lapin has a preview of this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Ford selling 20 percent stake in Mazdaupdated: Tue Nov 18 2008 05:53:00

Ford is selling a 20 percent stake in Japanese automaker Mazda to raise capital, the companies announced Tuesday.

FSB: Should I split the family business?updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 15:57:00

Dear FSB: My father, brother and I own a plumbing business that is under my father's DBA. We have since expanded. Now, my brother is in charge of repairs, my father new construction, and I manage the overhead. I was wondering if we should develop our own individual LLC's - my brother for repairs, mine for management services, and my father for new construction? My father is also getting older and I want to make sure when he retires he receives 33% of profits for the rest of his life, as he started the business. Can our separate LLCs form a partnership? What would you recommend?

Fortune: Cable's wireless quandaryupdated: Mon Dec 17 2007 17:19:00

The phone business has been very good to the cable industry.

Vidic extends contract at United updated: Thu Nov 08 2007 11:37:00

Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Manchester United until 2012, the Premier League champions have confirmed.

CNNMoney: Bear finds partner in China's Citicupdated: Mon Oct 22 2007 08:30:00

Bear Stearns Co. and Chinese investment bank Citic Securities Co. said Monday they will each invest $1 billion in the other as part of a joint effort to develop new products and services for the China market.

CNNMoney: Credit Suisse, Citigroup vie in Chinaupdated: Mon Jul 30 2007 07:07:00

Credit Suisse and Citigroup are competing to secure a Chinese partner to set up an investment banking joint venture to tap the country's fast growing capital markets, sources close to the situation said Monday. Two of a kindupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 10:48:00

Over a 13-year pro career, Lisa Raymond has won 62 doubles titles, including a career Grand Slam. She and her current partner, Australian Samantha Stosur, are currently ranked No. 1 on the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Lisa writes for on alternate weeks about her career, life on the tour and other tennis news and notes.

CNNMoney: VC investing highest since 2001updated: Mon Jan 22 2007 12:34:00

U.S. venture capital investments climbed to a five-year high in 2006 as investments in biotech and Internet-related firms soared, according to a report issued Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Yahoo, Al Gore in video team-upupdated: Wed Sep 20 2006 05:24:00

OK. So Al Gore didn't really invent the Internet. But thanks to a partnership with Yahoo, the former vice president is about to become a bigger media player on the Web.

Wen strengthens ties with Africaupdated: Thu Jun 22 2006 01:54:00

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has marked the latest stage of his eight-day African journey by signing a series of cooperation agreements with South Africa.

CNNMoney: U.S. private eyes are snooping in Chinaupdated: Thu Mar 16 2006 10:23:00

Not all U.S. companies are bemoaning the potential for fraud that comes with doing business in China. Corruption is a good thing for the growing number of private eye firms setting up shop in the Far East.

FSB: Family tiesupdated: Wed Mar 15 2006 09:36:00

You might not have heard of Albert Strangi, but your accountant probably has.

CNNMoney: Bumpy road ahead for joint ventures?updated: Mon Jan 09 2006 08:12:00

Corporations may soon have to think twice before forming a joint venture with a competitor.

CNNMoney: A kinder and gentler Microsoft?updated: Wed Oct 12 2005 11:43:00

It seems that Microsoft has gotten kind of, uh, soft, lately.

CNNMoney: Three to watch before the Supreme Courtupdated: Mon Oct 03 2005 08:14:00

The Supreme Court convened for a new session Monday with a number of cases on its docket that could have a huge impact on the business world.

Olufsen, Samsung create cell phoneupdated: Wed Sep 14 2005 07:55:00

Bang and Olufsen is to team up with Korean electronics company Samsung to create a mobile phone incorporating B&O's top-quality acoustics and design.

Economic growth underpins demandupdated: Mon Aug 15 2005 04:44:00

With half its population of three billion under the age of 25 and the wheels of economic activity gathering pace, Asia is experiencing burgeoning demand for executive education.

Money Magazine: Get Rich in Real Estate Without Leaving Homeupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

If you've dreamed of investing in real estate but don't want to miss out on the kids' Little League games, partnerships may be the answer.

CNNMoney: Get rich without leaving homeupdated: Thu Jun 16 2005 15:39:00

If you've dreamed of investing in real estate but don't want to miss out on the kids' Little League games, partnerships may be the answer.

CNNMoney: A French lesson on business in Chinaupdated: Tue May 17 2005 09:56:00

The French telecom equipment firm Alcatel has sold its stake in its joint venture in China just nine months after formation.

Rover workers hope for China dealupdated: Wed Apr 06 2005 03:51:00

Thousands of workers at British car giant MG Rover are hoping for a breakthrough in crucial talks aimed at securing the company's future through a partnership with a Chinese company.

Packer, Ho in Macau casino dealupdated: Mon Mar 21 2005 23:31:00

Australia's richest man Kerry Packer and Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho have stepped up their push into Asia's casino market after taking control of casino development company Great Wonders Investments.


IN A MODERN INDUSTRIAL PARK ON THE EAST SIDE OF Shanghai, General Motors can't keep up with demand. Its plant is churning out new Buicks on three shifts, 24 hours a day, five days a week. The cars-...

Car sales head for magic millionupdated: Tue Sep 14 2004 23:08:00

This week's $90 million decision by Japanese auto maker Suzuki to open a new diesel plant and a second car assembly plant in India is indicative of a $5 billion industry that sees blue skies ahead.

Telstra posts record $2.9bn profitupdated: Wed Aug 11 2004 20:57:00

Phone giant Telstra has posted a record net profit of Aust. $4.118 billion ($2.94 billion), finally beating its 2001 result of A$4.058 billion that had stood as the largest for an Australian company.

Luxury cars line up for Chinaupdated: Tue Jun 15 2004 01:37:00

Aston Martin, Ferrari, Bentley, Maybach, Cadillac, Lexus ... the world's luxury car makers are all lining up for a slice of China's red-hot car market.

BHP clinches $9bn China dealupdated: Sat Feb 28 2004 21:20:00

Anglo-Australian resources giant BHP Billiton has clinched its biggest deal yet with China, committing to a joint venture with four Chinese steel mills that will see iron ore sales of $9 billion over the next 25 years.

Money Magazine: All in the Family The uncertainty surrounding the estate tax has made family partnerships hot.updated: Tue Oct 01 2002 00:01:00

Only a few years ago, estate planning boiled down to one question: How can I make sure that the wealth I've amassed through hard work and savvy investing won't be decimated by taxes when I die?

Fortune: The Valley's $100 Billion Problemupdated: Mon Mar 04 2002 00:01:00

In the go-go '90s venture capitalists were compared, favorably, to the junk-bond merchants of the '80s. Now, saddled with startups worth no more than a bottle of Advil, and with fewer opportunities...

Fortune: The De Beers Story: A New Cut On An Old Monopoly THE COMPANY THAT HAS RULED DIAMONDS FOR A CENTURY WANTS TO POLISH ITS IMAGE...Aupdated: Mon Feb 19 2001 00:01:00

If you wandered through Trafalgar Square on the morning of Sept. 27, past the weathered stone columns of St Martin-in-the-Fields, you might have been surprised to see a group of bearded, black-hatt...

Fortune: Who's Afraid Of Wal-Mart? Not Carrefour. The world's second-largest retailer is bounding ahead of the Bentonville behemoth in moupdated: Mon Jun 26 2000 00:01:00

Carrefour," says Jean Anthoine with sudden intensity, "is a mission." On this warm, late-spring day in Warsaw, Anthoine, who directs the French retail giant's chain of Polish supermarkets, is on th...

Fortune: When Taking Candy From Babies Makes Senseupdated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

What do you do when a child is about to come into a pile of money that's been growing faster than he has? That's the question on the minds of a lot of people who set up accounts for their kids or g...

Money Magazine: Donna Burgeupdated: Wed Mar 01 2000 00:01:00

OCCUPATION: Veterinarian

Fortune: The Latest Satellite Startup Lifts Off. Will It Too Explode? Iridium and ICO are in Chapter 11, but Globalstar stands a better cupdated: Mon Oct 25 1999 00:01:00

The Baikonur launch complex in Kazakhstan is not a good place to be a human being. The winters are as cold as Siberia, the summers as hot as Death Valley, and often Baikonur's inhabitants will enjo...

Fortune: China's Car Guy Hu Mao Yuan has skillfully blended GM's best practices into a creaky state auto industry.updated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

Nearly two years ago Hu Mao Yuan, 48, the first president of Shanghai General Motors, found himself enduring a sleepless night at the Renaissance Center Hotel in Detroit, far from his home in China...

Fortune: A Merger Frenzy Rich in Fiber MAYBE THE SAYING SHOULD BE, "BREED LIKE TELECOMS"updated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

A couple of months ago no one outside the telecommunications business had heard of Global Crossing. Then the Bermuda startup, which is laying fiber-optic cable across the bottom of the world's ocea...

Money Magazine: WHY DO I HAVE TO WAIT A YEAR TO GET A REFUND ON MY LOST AIRLINE TICKETS?updated: Thu May 01 1997 00:01:00

Q. When my family and I landed in Las Vegas last Thanksgiving after flying from Los Angeles, I realized I'd lost our return tickets. The Southwest Airlines representative said we'd have to buy new ...

Fortune: FAMILY PLANNING, THE SMART TAX MOVEupdated: Mon Mar 18 1996 00:01:00

A FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP is no longer just a legal structure for setting up the family business. Instead, it's fast becoming a cutting-edge tool for estate planning. Such partnerships offer all...


Sure, you labored like a mule to build your company, and you fought like a lion to protect it, so take a bow. But don't let the applause go to your head--yet. When the time comes to sell your busin...

Fortune: McDONALD'S CONQUERS THE WORLD The U.S. market is dullsville, but check out its world of opportunity overseas. Others may talk abupdated: Mon Oct 17 1994 00:01:00

SOMETIME over the next 24 hours, while the rest of us merely work, eat, and sleep, McDonald's will open three more shiny-new restaurants. One may be out in a fast-growing suburb of Salt Lake City, ...

Fortune: INDIA GETS MOVING Problems remain, but foreign investment is welcome and Western companies are finding plenty of opportunity.updated: Mon Sep 05 1994 00:01:00

LINED UP AGAINST the wall of General Electric's medical equipment factory outside Bangalore are seven ultrasound machines covered in plastic. The $25,000 devices are headed for France, Wipro GE Med...

Fortune: YES, YOU CAN WIN IN EASTERN EUROPE It's not just a market for Western goods, says Percy Barnevik, CEO of Swiss-based ABB, but alupdated: Mon May 16 1994 00:01:00

WESTERN INVESTORS have poured some $15 billion into Eastern Europe in the five years since the Berlin Wall came down, but not everyone is happy. General Electric had to put an additional $400 milli...

Money Magazine: SHOULD WE BUY A HOME SOON OR WAIT UNTIL WE SAVE MORE?updated: Sun May 01 1994 00:01:00

Q We are your basic DINKs (double incomes, no kids) who jointly gross about $72,000 a year. We would like to buy a home and start a family within the next five years. But here in the San Francisco ...

Fortune: LET'S GO FOR GROWTH Easy to say, hard to do -- especially if you've grown up as a manager during the restructuring era. Here's hupdated: Mon Mar 07 1994 00:01:00

NOW WHAT? Nothing lasts forever, not even the wave of restructuring and reengineering that has engulfed American business for the past decade. Sure, the daily paper still brings news of companies f...

Fortune: HOW TOSHIBA MAKES ALLIANCES WORK The partners start out with the corporate equivalent of a prenuptial agreement -- just in case.updated: Mon Oct 04 1993 00:01:00

JUST about everybody in the global electronics industry agrees that this is the Decade of the Strategic Alliance, and for good reason. As telecommunications, computers, consumer electronics, and me...

Fortune: ARE STRATEGIC ALLIANCES WORKING? For many companies, success is elusive. The best alliances allow for lots of flexibility and arupdated: Mon Sep 21 1992 00:01:00

NOW THAT the global marketplace has reached adolescence, it seems almost everyone is under the covers with everyone else. IBM alone has joined in over 400 strategic alliances with various companies...

Fortune: HOW TO DO BUSINESS IN INDIA updated: Mon Aug 10 1992 00:01:00

From afar, India may still seem like a ''functioning anarchy,'' as former U.S. ambassador John Kenneth Galbraith once described it. But it does have capable managers and aggressive entrepreneurs, a...

Fortune: ASIA/COVER STORY KOREA'S TIGERS KEEP ROARING The government doesn't love them anymore, and wages have exupdated: Mon May 04 1992 00:01:00

SOUTH KOREA'S long quest to be the next Japan seems right on schedule. The country's giant conglomerates are moving into every market on earth. Goldstar has bought a 5% stake in Zenith Electronics ...

Fortune: DEALMAKERS FOR THE NINETIES After the Eighties' excesses, the financial hotshots lost much of their swagger. But the best didn'tupdated: Mon Apr 20 1992 00:01:00

WHERE HAVE ALL the dealmakers gone? From their low profile you might assume they had retired en masse to a Caribbean tax haven. Or perhaps joined the witness-protection program. Well, they are trav...

Fortune: EUROPE COOKS UP A CEREAL BRAWL Kellogg created the market. Then General Mills, with Nestle's clout, moved in. Global marketers cupdated: Mon Jun 03 1991 00:01:00

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS are at stake in a breakfast brawl shaping up in Europe. Kellogg built the cereal market from scratch, starting in the British Isles in the 1920s and on the Continent in the 1950...

Fortune: MAKING GLOBAL ALLIANCES WORK Foreign partners may steal your ideas or grab your business, and some say the Japanese bear carefulupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

HERE'S A CHALLENGE: Find any internationally minded company that isn't trying to go global faster by joining hands with rivals, suppliers, and customers to form so-called strategic alliances. Looki...

Fortune: TEN TO WATCH OUTSIDE JAPAN Aggressive conglomerates from Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan updated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

FROM THE burgeoning Asian economies outside Japan -- from South Korea and Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, and beyond -- a new breed of corporate giant is rising to challenge top businesses in both t...

Fortune: THE BIG JAPANESE PUSH INTO EUROPE They're acquiring companies, building plants, and turning up the competitive heat. American muupdated: Mon Jul 02 1990 00:01:00

SIGNS OF THE TIMES: ''The Japanese miracle can be repeated,'' declare billboards plastered around Budapest by Minolta, the camera maker. Share prices on the Frankfurt stock exchange have been levit...

Fortune: YES, YOU CAN UNLOAD A LIMITED PARTNERSHIPupdated: Mon Jun 04 1990 00:01:00

At cocktail parties in the early Eighties, people bragged about the killings they were going to make with real estate limited partnerships. At family barbecues in the sober Nineties, they lament th...

Fortune: THE NEW LOOK OF GLOBALIZATIONupdated: Mon Apr 23 1990 00:01:00

The preliminary agreement between United Technologies and West Germany's Daimler-Benz to invest in each other's jet engine companies adds to the growing list of corporations that are expanding glob...

Money Magazine: CAN A DAD WITHDRAW HIS KIDS' UGMA CASH?updated: Sun Apr 01 1990 00:01:00

Q. I contribute to UGMA (Uniform Gifts to Minors Act) accounts in each of my children's names. Presumably they will use the money for college. When and under what circumstances may I or they withdr...

Fortune: WHAT EASTERN EUROPE OFFERS Though troubled, East Germany and Czechoslovakia have the strongest economies. There's opportunity inupdated: Mon Mar 12 1990 00:01:00

AS THE TANNED, athletic-looking man with the thick mop of white hair stepped off a plane in Prague, the cheers of 10,000 Czechs rang in his ears. Was this ) a beloved former politico coming home fr...

Fortune: WHO GAINS FROM THE NEW EUROPE Almost everybody does -- and there's opportunity aplenty for deals. The combined GNP of East Germaupdated: Mon Dec 18 1989 00:01:00

WITH THE FALL of the Wall and the lifting of the Curtain, Western managers and investors must rethink their strategies for doing business in Europe in the 1990s. Suddenly the Old World has gained a...

Fortune: THE TIGERS BEHIND KOREA'S PROWESS Labor has grown militant and the won has surged against the dollar. That's updated: Mon Nov 13 1989 00:01:00

THE KEY to South Korea's astounding economic success is a group of unique conglomerates called chaebol. Initially backed by huge injections of government credit, these small family companies have b...

Fortune: REAL ESTATE: FINDING BUYS IN THE RUINS Empty offices abound. Equity REITs have climbed this year, but bargains remain.updated: Mon Oct 30 1989 00:01:00

In bygone years, rich returns made commercial real estate one of the sturdiest inflation hedges. Widespread overbuilding has undermined that idea. While commercial construction has slowed, office v...

Fortune: TOP U.S. COMPANIES MOVE INTO RUSSIA In a novel consortium, oil exports by Chevron can pay profits earned by Kodak. The corporatiupdated: Mon Jul 31 1989 00:01:00

LIKE AMERICAN and Soviet satellites docking in space, a consortium of five giant U.S. companies has joined up with a unique organization drawn from a cross section of the Kremlin's economic bureauc...

Money Magazine: Just How Safe Is That Guaranteed Investment? If your strategy for safety is to let an investing guarantee be your umbrella, treaupdated: Wed Mar 01 1989 00:01:00

. Desperate to recoup flagging commissions, brokerage firms and sponsors of investment products are resorting to a new marketing gimmick to lure chary buyers into risky investments with high fees. ...

Fortune: HOW TO SELL TO CASHLESS BUYERS The Third World is a huge potential market but tough to crack. Making customers out of countries updated: Mon Nov 07 1988 00:01:00

THE THIRD WORLD is a marketer's nightmare. You have to hack through triple- canopy layers of bureaucrats, sidestep quicksands of corruption, survive political typhoons, and figure out some way to b...

Fortune: PICKING A LIMITED PARTNERSHIP - Here are guidelines to help you find winners, plus the pros' best bets for updated: Wed Nov 02 1988 00:01:00

THAT SOURING limited partnership you bought a few years ago once seemed a pretty sweet deal. Your financial planner recommended the program, and George down at the bank thought it looked sound. Now...

Fortune: TAX-SAVING PLACES TO PUT A NEST EGG The boffo shelters have disappeared, so the wise are turning to an aupdated: Wed Nov 02 1988 00:01:00

NOW THAT the grand old days of tax shelters are over, what has taken their place -- sort of -- is an array of tactics best described as tax-advantaged investing. Since tax reform, most investments ...

Fortune: REAL ESTATE FROM THE GROUND UP Tax reform has clipped this inflation hedge, but property investments still offer updated: Wed Nov 02 1988 00:01:00

AN EXECUTIVE at a semiconductor company in Silicon Valley spent more than a year looking for a new home. By September he finally found something he liked, a four-bedroom, ranch-style house in San J...

Money Magazine: ''DO I HAVE TO PAY TAX ON MONEY THAT I JUST INHERITED?''updated: Sat Oct 01 1988 00:01:00

ESTATE TAXES Q. I recently received an inheritance. Do I have to pay tax on this money? Debra Palaima % Santa Ynez, Calif.

Fortune: REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT WITH A SAFETY NETupdated: Mon Jul 04 1988 00:01:00

Life hasn't been easy for sponsors of real estate partnerships. Many funds were hurt badly when various real estate markets around the country collapsed in the face of overbuilding. Tax reform elim...

Fortune: THE NEW POWERS OF ASIA The rise of Pacific nations causes doomsayers to see calamity for the West. A closer look reveals new oppupdated: Mon Mar 28 1988 00:01:00

IN A FLASH, it seems, they have gone from scruffy, dependent countries to well-off producers of shoes, clothes, and transistor radios to wealthy powerhouses that appear to turn out the best of ever...

Fortune: HOW TO BE A GLOBAL MANAGER You may have to produce and sell worldwide just to survive. The problems are daunting, the opportunitupdated: Mon Mar 14 1988 00:01:00

MR. AND MRS. Victor Pelson are in the midtown Manhattan offices of Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm that is helping them with their approaching adoption. They are looking forward to a new way...

Money Magazine: How City Slickers Can Live Off the Land Farmers are reaping profits, and with as little as $5,000, you can too -- even if you doupdated: Fri Jan 01 1988 00:01:00

Robert Walters, the newly retired vice chairman of Hertz Farm Management, drives along gravelly County Road S-14 in Iowa's Skunk River Valley, pointing out the great buys amid the miles of corn and...

Fortune: WHATEVER BECAME OF TAX SHELTERS? The reform act demolished most of them. If you're wealthy, there's still updated: Mon Nov 02 1987 00:01:00

GIVEN THE INGENUITY of lawyers and accountants, some investors thought that tax shelters would survive despite last year's congressional efforts to demolish them. But those hopefuls were mistaken. ...

Fortune: Limited Partnerships That Like Tax Reformupdated: Mon Aug 17 1987 00:01:00

After tax reform effectively wiped out tax shelters, you might have thought limited partnerships would go the way of the dinosaur. They haven't. With tax rates lower, sponsors of partnerships have ...

Fortune: Every Man a Venture Capitalistupdated: Mon Jul 20 1987 00:01:00

Because it traditionally takes hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars to play, venture capital investing has been a game for big boys only. Now, through a small but growing group of limi...

Fortune: THE CHINA BUBBLE BURSTS The Western dream of a billion customers is fading fast. Still waiting for those masses to earn some monupdated: Mon Jul 06 1987 00:01:00

WESTERN business's romance with the People's Republic of China is over. A Peking conference sponsored by Chinese advertising officials on how to crack ''a market with more consumers than America an...

Fortune: HOW TO TELL A PIG FROM A PAL updated: Mon Dec 08 1986 00:01:00

When it reformed taxes, Congress also redefined income, inspiring Wall Street to create a new set of investment terms and acronyms. A glossary: Active income: wages, salaries, and any income or los...

Fortune: SORTING OUT WHAT'S LEFT OF TAX SHELTERS The new law provides for gradual demolition, starting right away. Experts are brimful ofupdated: Mon Nov 24 1986 00:01:00

THE NEW tax reform law effectively demolishes tax shelters. Gone from the financial landscape will be those offerings -- for everything from windmills and almond groves to movies and office buildin...

Money Magazine: HOW TO SHOP FOR SHELTERS NOW updated: Wed Oct 01 1986 00:01:00

You might think that Congress has used its tax reform broom to sweep away tax shelters for good. Not exactly. The 3-to-1 write-off limited partnerships are dead, to be sure. But your stockbroker or...

Money Magazine: REAL ESTATE RETURNS TO BASIC ECONOMICS Forget all those dire predictions. After an adjustment or two, homeowners, tenants and inupdated: Wed Oct 01 1986 00:01:00

To hear the developers and builders whine, you might assume think that Congress is about to outlaw owning investment property. True, real estate will lose some of its tax appeal as an investment: w...

Money Magazine: SOME SHELTER INVESTORS MAY COME OUT SMILINGupdated: Mon Sep 01 1986 00:01:00

When it is enacted, the new tax law will clearly damage most existing tax shelters. But don't try to ditch your partnership before the reform storm hits. Public shelter investors, at least, may be ...

Fortune: REAL ESTATE UNDER NEW RULES For patient, careful investors, most limited partnerships could continue to pay off under tax reformupdated: Mon Aug 18 1986 00:01:00

Is there life after tax reform for limited real estate partnerships? Perhaps not for those designed as tax shelters, which get the ax in the Senate bill. But as the chart below suggests, other type...

Fortune: DARK DAYS FOR REAL ESTATE'S BOY WONDER Craig Hall got super-rich selling tax shelters in overpriced properties, ! which got caugupdated: Mon May 26 1986 00:01:00

REAL ESTATE syndicator Craig Hall couldn't have built his $3-billion empire without big doses of energy and moxie. One day last year, when a secretary brought a phone into Hall's private office whe...

Fortune: OIL PATCH HYBRIDS Master limited partnerships save taxes and trade like stocks.updated: Mon Sep 30 1985 00:01:00

BLEND THE ATTRIBUTES of a corporation and a limited partnership and what do you come up with? A master limited partnership (MLP), one of the hottest hybrids blossoming in the oil patch. While T. Bo...

Fortune: Mesa in the cross hairsupdated: Mon Sep 30 1985 00:01:00

Having run out of takeover targets, T. Boone Pickens showed he could make dramatic moves without them. This time Pickens turned his sights on his own Mesa Petroleum and offered to transform the com...

Fortune: HOTELS GO CONDO Tax reform could sink limited partnerships, but these deals should keep sailing along.updated: Mon Sep 02 1985 00:01:00

THE PROSPECT that Congress might tax limited partnerships the same as corporations has given a boost to an alternative real estate investment: the condominium hotel. As an individual owner engaged ...

Fortune: CHINA AFTER MARX: OPEN FOR BUSINESS? Companies are horrified to discover that the People's Republic is among the world's most exupdated: Mon Feb 18 1985 00:01:00

CHINA FEVER is easy to catch. Upbeat music from the American movie Flashdance greets arriving executives at Peking Airport. The new Great Wall Hotel, a U.S. joint venture, resembles the Hyatt Regen...

Fortune: A Low-Cost Avenue into Real Estateupdated: Mon Jan 07 1985 00:01:00

Even during periods of low inflation, real estate is not without charms: it can offer high current income and some nifty tax savings. Limited partnerships are a popular way for individuals to play ...

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