With record profits and such low tax rates, economic theory dictates the private sector sure be investing this capital back into the market, expanding their enterprise and creating new jobs to fill.Originally Posted by Kushinator
One should consider the ramifications of Dodd-Frank churning out reams of new regulations, as well as the added cost of hiring new employees built in to Obamacare.
It is correct to assert that business is simply "protecting shareholder value." There is no value to be had from corporate expansion and capital investment.
This is the direct effect of stifling economic policy.
Unless of course one is foolish enough to believe that every one of the 9,000 pages of new regulations are needed for our economy to function...
Especially when advocating for robust government stimulus as the only effective means to get the economy going.