Vice President Dick Cheney and President Bush stand in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington in this Nov. 9, 2006, file photo. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, files)

Analysis: Political Donations By Companies Hit Shareholder Returns

Corporate donations to political parties may be bad for democracy. Now it seems they are bad for shareholders too. Fresh research from academics at the Universities of Minnesota and Kansas reveals that between 1991 and 2004, every $10,000 donated by a business led to a commensurate fall in overall returns to investors. The study also […]