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After the latest wild and crazy year, what’s in your wallet?

    As I write this, I note the date is exactly one year to the day since I became editor of the Illinois Business Journal.    If you think a lot has happened during that time, you would be right, for me personally and the world at large.     In September 2013, for instance, none of…

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Let’s quit playing hide the money games with tax inversions

    What do Mallinckrodt, Fruit of the Loom and Sara Lee have in common? They’re all on Congress’ list of American companies that have utilized tax inversions to avoid paying U.S. income taxes. The latest one — as of this writing — is Burger King, which is selling itself to Tim Horton’s, a Canadian purveyor…

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