Tag: Capital Investment

  • Why the University of Illinois Is Investing in Farmland

    Early in Ellen Ellison’s tenure as chief investment officer for the As a financial asset, land has done well for U of I. Despite weak gains in the past few years, the holdings have generated an average 10.2 percent annual return over the past decade, more than double the 4.7 percent return of the whole […]

  • Here Are the Big Tax Changes House Republicans Are Proposing

    House Republicans announced a 39.6 percent. The personal exemption of $4,050 each would be repealed, and the tax thresholds would be increased annually according to a rule called chained CPI.  Chained CPI is a formula that would subject more income to higher tax rates than under the regular consumer price index. Here are the initial […]