Could a Hillary Clinton tax hike on short-term investments curb corporate ‘short-termism’

By Catherine Dunn

Hillary Clinton is set to propose a tax hike on investors that her campaign camp says will encourage companies and investors to think more long-term about opportunities for economic growth. In a speech Friday afternoon at the New York University Stern School of Business, the presidential candidate is expected to lay out a proposal for taxing short-term investments more heavily, and, in turn, create incentive for longer term investments that might benefit worker productivity, job prospects, and wages.”…

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