By Matt Stewart: I am a Canadian living in the USA. In yesterday's news, Burger King agreed to acquire Tim Hortons. Tim Hortons is an iconic Canadian quick serve restaurant chain that sells primarily coffee and donuts, primarily in Canada. Show More Summary
Most Burger King customers are not looking to make a political statement when they buy a hamburger, Victor Fleischer writes in the Standard Deduction column.
File photo of a Tim Hortons cafe in New York City taken on Aug. 25. The American fast food giant Burger King announced it has agreed to merge with Canadian coffee and cafe chain Tim Hortons. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Burger...Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) So Burger King is going to acquire the Canadian Tom Horton’s donut chain, in yet another tax inversion that causes so much cranial-rectal inversions among liberals. I sure hope we get a donut Whopper cheeseburger out of this merger. Show More Summary
Burger King learns the hard way that diet junk food doesn’t work.
Warren Buffett is a big admirer of 3G, and his conglomerate, Berkshire Hathaway, is helping finance Burger King's $11.4 billion takeover of Tim Hortons.
Speaking as someone who has eaten there, Burger King is one of the saddest places on earth. Abandon digestion and pimple-free skin, all ye who enter there. To me, Burger King isn't just a lousy place to eat but a sort of existentialShow More Summary
Stay warm up there, Burger King. Burger King has made yesterday's news official, saying it's agreed to shell out $11.4 billion for Tim Hortons to create the third-largest quick service restaurant company in the world, which will net an estimated $23 billion in annual revenue. Show More Summary
"Order a Whopper w extra tax avoidance and a said of Traitor Tots"
Burger King has announced that it will move its headquarters to Canada in an $11B merger with the Tim Hortons donut chain. The new global company will be headquartered in Canada, but each brand will be managed independently, with Burger King retaining its U.S. Show More Summary
U.S. stocks are climbing this morning. The DJIA rose 50 points, or 0.3% to 17,126.5. The S&P 500 gained 4 points, rising to 2,001.52 and the Nasdaq climbed 4.3 points to 4.561.3. The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) was the most active ETF on the market today with more than 6.7 million shares changing hands. [...]
A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed in Ottawa, Ontario, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. (USA Today) Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown is calling for a boycott against Burger King after the fast food giant bought out Tim … Continue reading ?
The panel on Tuesday’s broadcast of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC criticized Warren Buffet for providing financing for Burger King’s purchase of Canadian chain Tim Horton’s, which would allow Burger King to pay Canadian tax rates. “I think for a guy talking about the wealthy need to pay their taxes, he has some explaining to do,” said host Joe Scarborough. Show More Summary
Burger King’s effort to acquire Tim Horton’s, a Canadian purveyor of coffee and doughnuts, is a good business decision, but its choice to locate corporate headquarters north of the border would be the direct result of President Obama’s anti-business tax policies. Show More Summary
President Obama would have proudly proclaimed Warren Buffett a true patriot in his bailing out of the banking system with expensive loans and his 'realization' that those earning more than $1 million should be tax-tax-taxed. However, the "Buffett Rule" appears to have one caveat... Show More Summary
People are freaking out on Burger King's Facebook page over the burger chain moving to Canada. The American fast-food chain has agreed to merge with Canadian coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons. As a result, Burger King will become a Canadian company and will be able to take advantage of a lower corporate tax rate via a tax inversion. Show More Summary
Or Tim Burger. $11B deal to buy Tim Horton's gives Burger King stronger breakfast foothold.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will assist with the $11 billion purchase.
Young love! It happens so fast. It feels like only yesterday, after all, that we first noticed Burger King and Tim Hortons were holding hands. And now the new couple have made it official — they’ll be merging to create one of the largest fast food companies out there. Burger King announced today that it’ll be getting together with … [More]
The burger chain is moving to Canada, by way of Omaha