While the media is sensationalizing Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's recent stock sales as unusual given the recently disclosed security weakness in Intel's chips, a closer look reveals excellent tax planning, to the benefit of the company. One of the key changes in the new tax law, a good one, is to expand the definition of … Continue reading A Closer Look at Intel CEO Stock Sale Reveals Good Tax Planning?
Index based investment using a company's total stock market value is a great concept and indexes such as the S&P 500 generally provide solid low cost diversification. Unfortunately, Wall Street has now applied this concept to "sectors" of the stock market without adjusting for the size of individual companies. This is not only exposing investors … Continue reading MSCI Health Care Index: A Good Measure or a Pyramid Scheme Enabler? Case Study: Johnson and Johnson and Pfizer
Michael Dell Hopes SEC and IRS Are Sleeping What continually makes the United States the place to be with respect to investment is the expectation that, when all is said and done, the rule of law generally prevails. One need only visit China, Japan and Russia to see that markets are generally manipulated by … Continue reading Inside Dell’s Private Equity Buyout Proposal
Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and senior editor Mark Maremont of the WSJ wrote the following two stories, explaining how Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney built his IRA to as much as $100 million. Both stories were based upon original Parish & Company analysis. The purpose of this analysis is not to directly disparage Romney but rather … Continue reading The Wall Street Journal Confirms Parish & Company Analysis of Bain Capital Profit Sharing Plan and Romney IRA