Bruce Walter (Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana)

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    Lower taxes lead to economic growth and prosperity?   Who would have thunk it?

Jan 18, 2018 06:57 AM
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Sounds good. They just opened a super tech Apple store in Chicago that's more like a vacation destination than a store. 

Jan 18, 2018 05:30 AM
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It is great news and exactly what Trump said would happen. NH is promoting itself to Apple with no sales or income tax, infrastructure and space. Trump is a wiz and economics and if he could learn to stop talking, he would not over shadow his economic genius. 

Jan 18, 2018 05:28 AM
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Alan May
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Well, let's use the whole statement. 

Tim Cook said, on last night's news, that the billions in investment would be partly due to the new tax laws, and partly investments they would have made regardless of the tax laws.

Jan 18, 2018 06:14 AM
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That's great news, thank you for sharing Bruce Walter 

Jan 18, 2018 05:35 AM
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Yes and it's exactly the news that most of us anticipated! Great news and North Carolina is a PRIMO place for them to bring their next major campus!

Amazon has narrowed their list to 20 for HQ2 and NC is on that list as well - speaks volumes for our state!

Jan 18, 2018 09:32 AM
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Dan Pittsenbarger
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Great news - hope others follow suit.

Jan 18, 2018 07:23 AM
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Good news.

Jan 18, 2018 07:16 AM
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Michael J. Perry
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And jobs (people with money) pour it back into the economy (win-win)

Jan 18, 2018 06:54 AM
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Joe Pryor
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It must make economic sense otherwise they wouldn't do it.

Jan 18, 2018 06:08 AM
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Nina Hollander nailed this one!

Jan 18, 2018 05:26 AM
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Yes, I heard and good news it is, too.

Jan 18, 2018 05:14 AM
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Remains to be seen but it could be a great start

Jan 18, 2018 06:55 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
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I did not hear about this specifically but it was clear that the new tax laws are favorable for businesses and if businesses feel they can flourish in our US economy, new jobs will absolutely follow. This means more people working paying taxes and off the public toll, a Win-Win.

Jan 18, 2018 05:14 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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I think it's good news....

Jan 18, 2018 11:33 AM
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Yes I did hear that and found it quite interesting given their politics.  Still would be interested to know if manufacturing will return stateside or if they'll keep it in the Chinese factories with the suicide nets and child labor.

Jan 18, 2018 09:12 AM
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Let's hope the campus is somewhere that has housing. We certainly do not in Silicon Valley. Employed people making $100+ a year are homeless or renting a room for $1000/month.

Jan 18, 2018 08:32 AM
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Mary Yonkers
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Good news, but will the jobs pay a middle-income wage?  Another reason many American companies are overseas is that they can find workers who will work for much lower wages than most Americans.

Jan 18, 2018 08:12 AM
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Trump targeted the overseas funds to come home. He hit his mark!

Jan 18, 2018 07:23 AM
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I hear that as well - I think it's good news, and hopefully others will as well

Jan 18, 2018 07:09 AM
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Yes I did and it is very good news indeed. 

Jan 18, 2018 06:50 AM
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Good to see a responsible corporate citizen.

Jan 18, 2018 05:35 AM
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The Don, unlike career politicians, understands and knows the whys and wheres of stashing cash. 20,000 should know how to vote. But will they?

Jan 18, 2018 05:19 AM
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I did not hear that; however, I did hear they are going to strat producing there own tv programs much like Netflix.

Jan 18, 2018 05:14 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
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They will never come to my area but yes, I heard this on Fox News

Jan 19, 2018 06:41 AM
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Gabe Sanders
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Probably not coming to Stuart FL.

Jan 19, 2018 05:25 AM
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I did hear I was going to be getting a refund from my power company and a lower rate because their profit margin is limited. to x amount.  I'm good.

Jan 18, 2018 10:00 PM
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Bruce Walter - enjoying the discussion in the answers...

Jan 18, 2018 09:06 PM
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Wayne Martin
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We'll believe it when we see it! 

Jan 18, 2018 08:09 PM
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West is Best and of course we here in Cali birthed Apple so, we'll take that campus here in San Diego. 

Jan 18, 2018 07:08 PM
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Bruce Walter
Keller Williams Realty Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana - West Lafayette, IN

Alexandra, CNBC and Motley Fool cited $38 billion in repatriation tax on Apple bringing their cash back home and $30 billion in capital investment over the next five years.  I'll have to read the WSJ article.  Thanks!

Jan 18, 2018 03:21 PM
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Yes, I did.  According to WSJ is 30 billion.  A

Jan 18, 2018 02:52 PM
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Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
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Those jobs may be very temporary, only for building additional facilities (notce they did not say what kinds of jobs). I would like to hear Apple announce that they will bring manufacturing back to the U.S. from China, where many of their products are made now. Those would be real and more permanent jobs.

Jan 18, 2018 12:49 PM
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Bruce Walter I think this will be good for the Americain economy on a national and local level.

Jan 18, 2018 09:56 AM
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No.

Jan 19, 2018 03:48 PM