This is but a continuation of our discussion of the changed IRS code, as a result of passing a version of HR-1. The series started last Wednesday or Thursday, where we discussed personal tax provisions of the law. Yesterday, we started on the business taxes. We will continue today- and finish tomorrow.
Today is the first day of the secular new year of 2018. Which means you probably are making sure you keep your brand-spanking-new New Year’s Resolutions. (I make my personal resolutions in September/October, when the Jewish New Year rolls around. And, my corporate KPI [key performance indicators] are evaluated three or four times a year to make sure we’re measuring (and achieving) the right things.)
I spoke last week how Newton’s three laws of motion can be applied to develop our productivity. Today, let’s explore this a little further.
For those of you who have been invested in GE for years, mostly because of its generous dividend, the times have changed. No longer will GE be providing a 4 to 5% return on your stock holdings. No, it now will be closer to a 2% dividend rate. Which is among the several reasons the stock price has tanked recently.