December 21, 2000 I wrote this story on "Watered stock" dilemma - the issuance of too many shares by companies without accounting for the full cost, to pay for mergers and acquisitions. See details below:
The Register October 16, 2000 Story by Graham Lea highlighting Microsoft's financial pyramid scheme of tax avoidance. See details below-
The Register October 16, 2000 Story by Graham Lea highlighting Cisco's pyramid scheme of tax avoidance. See details below-
The Register October 9, 2000 How Cisco and Microsoft avoid tax, by Graham Lea
June 13, 2000 The New York Times story by Gretchen Morgenson highlighting how powerful companies report billions in income to shareholders and owe nothing in taxes? Read full story here: Hidden Costs of Stock Options May Soon Come Back to Haunt - The New York Times
Das Bild News, March 27, 2000 Germany's Largest Paper- Das Bild, did a story on Bill Gates and myself. The title of the story was "Big Bill and Little Bill."