Why did the US bailout the financial industry without fixing the reasons why it failed in the first place? It seems like the financial industry had the US in its back pocket and both sides knew it. Yet, the American people didn't have a clue, and many are still ignorant about it today. Is Congress hamstrung by the financial offering from big corp? If you are going to vote in 2016, does this affect your choice at the voting booth?
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That would have been a great answer, if the big companies didn't swallow up these little companies. And every year these little companies bite the dust. I can't tell you how many little to medium size banks that B of A & Wells Fargo have eaten up
With the mergers and acquisitions, you have less choice today, so you just can't take your business elsewhere.
As long as there are loyal party voters the bad politicians will stay in office, and get elected. The constitution has been stretche
But I think a major reason for some mergers and acquisitions are due to government tinkering in the economy. If the mergers and acquisitions are due to market forces , I don't have a problem with them.
The basic reason for the M&A are to control the market, and avoid the federal taxes. Many of these companies send the tax base and work abroad where other countries are eager to get their business, and give them significant tax breaks.