WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday froze the assets of two Colombian government officials, saying they have ties with the rebel group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
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U.S. firm ambushed again in Afghan south, 23 dead
KABUL (Reuters) – At least 23 people were killed when Taliban insurgents ambushed a U.S. security firm convoy in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, provincial officials said, the second attack on the firm in as many days.
Study says most corporations pay no U.S. income taxes
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Most U.S. and foreign corporations doing business in the United States avoid paying any federal income taxes, despite trillions of dollars worth of sales, a government study released on Tuesday said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. stock market would fare better in the first year after a victory by Republican presidential candidate John McCain than by his Democratic rival Barack Obama, according to a majority of economists at U.S. banks and research groups polled by Reuters.
Housing rebound to be prolonged: Harvard study
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Record foreclosures and limited access to credit will make it harder than usual to rebound from this U.S. housing market slump, the worst at least since World War Two, according to a Harvard University study on Monday.
McCain seen as best choice for economy
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s tax policies have given him an edge as the better man for the economy, various Wall Street experts said at this week’s Reuters Investment Outlook Summit.