Erik Sherman, Fortune

Erik Sherman


Northfield, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Erik:

Companies Like Amazon and Starbucks Use Complex Strategies to Minimize Taxes

According to new data, 60 members of the Fortune 500 that made a profit paid no taxes in 2018. → Read More

The Federal Deficit This Year Is Growing Almost 27% Faster Than Expected

Interest payments are close to $900 million a day. → Read More

As Tax Day Approaches, Filers Find Themselves Big Winners—or Losers

Between changes in withholding tables and the loss of some personal deductions, many will pay more this year than last. → Read More

Xarelto to Become First Prescription Drug With TV Ads That Includes Pricing

Maker Johnson & Johnson is getting ahead of government attempts to require price inclusion in ads. → Read More

Ethiopian Airlines Crash Likely Due to Problematic Boeing 737 Max 8 Safety Feature, Say Investigators

Investigators interpreted data from the flight's black boxes. → Read More

Trump Says He Wants the FBI and DOJ to Investigate the Jussie Smollett Case

It could be a political move to embarrass Democrats ahead of 2020. → Read More

Trump Administration Ends First-Time Border Crosser Prosecutions

In a part of West Texas that seems many attempts, there's no jail room to house alleged offenders. → Read More

U.S. Voters Prefer Expanding Medicare Over New Single-Payer Health Care, Says New Poll

But big differences by party show the difficulty in achieving any change. → Read More

Equifax, FICO Partner to Sell New Credit Report Services and Consumer Data to Banks

The companies hope banks will pay to find additional people who will take out loans or get credit cards. → Read More

Wall Street Bonuses Show Just How Crazy Pay Gaps Get

For an example of how income inequality grows, look at the new Wall Street bonus data released by New York State. → Read More

Trump Administration Leaves Thousands of Students Hanging Over Loan Forgiveness

Five months after a court order, the Department of Education hasn't enforced an Obama-era rule. → Read More

Kamala Harris's First Policy Rollout: $315 Billion to Boost Teacher Pay

Sen. Harris wants to spend $315 billion over ten years to give teachers 23% raise. → Read More

Boeing Tries to Rebuild Confidence in the Company and 737 Max Aircraft

Major concerns remain whether the FAA needs to take back some deregulated safety oversight. → Read More

Global Markets Drop Over Worries About U.S. and European Economies

Between downward revisions of the U.S. outlook by economists and other signs, investor confidence is waning. → Read More

Flooding in the U.S. Could Be Worse Than Ever This Spring

Flood risk faces 200 million people across 25 states. → Read More

Chick-Fil-A Foundation Allegedly Still Supports Anti-LGBTQ Groups

Three supposedly anti-LGBTQ groups were out of hundreds of grant recipients. → Read More

German Whiskey Distillers Start Hitting Their Stride

Quality is up, and competition from Scotland and the U.S. is down because of global politics. → Read More

Trump Administration Tries to Roll Out New Strategy of Holding Migrants in Mexico Until Hearings

There are already cases where migrants were given the wrong hearing date, and then told they were to be deported. → Read More

Keurig and Anheuser-Busch Are Preparing K-Cups for Cocktails

The two companies have wanted to offer an adult beverage machine for years. → Read More

U.S. Companies Are Going After EU Bond Market Investors

Costs of borrowing and issuance are lower in the EU, and investors want higher returns than government bonds. → Read More