domingo, 29 de janeiro de 2012

Citações curiosas

«I have worked with investors for 60 years and I have yet to see anyone — not even when capital gains rates were 39.9 percent in 1976-77 — shy away from a sensible investment because of the tax rate on the potential gain.»

Quem o diz é Warren Buffet, o investidor melhor sucedido do mundo inteiro.
Soube disto a propósito das recentes declarações de Bill Gates, alegando que os impostos sobre os mais ricos deveriam aumentar. A esse respeito afirmou também o seguinte:

«"There is no strong correlation between job creation and what the tax environment has been at any point in time," gates said. "If something’s a profitable activity, you’re going to engage in it."»