Major overhaul of U.S. tax code may come to pass by Christmas

By Carlo Barbieri By the barest of margins, the House and Senate have adopted major revisions to the federal tax code that are considered the most significant changes in more than 30 years. For the most part, we endorse the package of rewritten laws that impact both citizens and the businesses sector, and we encourage the House and Senate to reconcile More...

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By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, November 17th, 2017

National Entrepreneurship Month honors American innovation

By Carlo Barbieri President Trump has proclaimed the month of November 2017 as National Entrepreneurship Month, celebrating American pride and the country’s two-plus centuries of innovation, hard work and an More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Florida: Job creation, entrepreneurs and energy production

Florida: Job creation, entrepreneurs and energy production By Carlo Barbieri In my last column, I discussed the evil of monopoly as it relates to Florida Power & Light.  My contention was that a monopoly of More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

The evil monopoly. No power to the people

By Carlo Barbieri As harried Floridians prepared for the arrival of “catastrophic” Hurricane Irma not long ago, their minds were filled with survival pointers: Get the water, get the bread, buy gas, check the More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, July 28th, 2017

Governor Rick Scott: A man of the people, a man of business

  By Carlo Barbieri   Last week, I had the honor to attend a meeting with Florida Governor Rick Scott. It was clear since we, a member of Florida Chamber of Commerce, had the discussions with the state’s More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Despite political unrest, Brazil’s economy takes turn for the better

Despite political unrest, Brazil’s economy takes turn for the better By Carlo Barbieri In the analysis made by the Brazilian Minister of Finance, Henrique Meirelles regarding the development and current situation More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Monday, June 19th, 2017

Brazil is exporting money, products and brains to the US

By Carlo Barbieri   I just returned from a work-related trip to Brazil, and I must say I am impressed by the success of the series of conferences held around the nation, in a half-dozen different states and More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Trump budget facing early test over border wall money

    By Carlo Barbieri   Second of two   Financial matters can make rapid changes of direction in Washington, D.C., that’s for certain. Barely a week ago, this column examined President Trump’s More...

By Carlo Barbieri On Friday, April 21st, 2017

Trump right to be frugal with federal budget, But cuts should be tempered with care, caution

By Carlo Barbieri   If nothing else, President Donald Trump has shown the American public in just three months that he is a man of his word. And while that hasn’t sunk in with some people who still protest More...

By Online Staff M On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Can President Trump translate his own business Success into achievement for American economy?

By Carlo Barbieri During his presidential campaign last year, Donald J. Trump summarized his plan to improve the American economy in four small words: “Make America Great Again.” Now that he has resided at 1600 More...

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