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Amazon Stockholders Should Sue Donald Trump For Unethically Causing Stock Price To Drop.

by Anura Guruge


Click image to access ‘Market Watch’ original.


I commented on this, ALREADY, yesterday itself, as it happened!



Donald Trump’s ‘no-tax’ claims against Amazon (AMZN) are BOGUS.

As of April 2017 Amazon is collecting Internet sales tax on shipments to ALL states that have a sales tax. That is an irrefutable fact. So for Trump to claim that Amazon has a ‘no-tax monopoly’ is wrong.

But his bellicose rantings is hurting Amazon, the AMZN stock price and Amazon shareholders — and I am one of them. I am NOT happy.

This is wrong.

I would be OK if he was not lying. This is illegal stock price manipulation.

Jeff Bezos should help us get a lawsuit going.

Trump’s gripe is really NOT against Amazon. He, irrationally, is MAD at the ‘Washington Post‘ but rails against Amazon because Jeff Bezos owns both Amazon and ‘The Washington Post’.


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by Anura Guruge


Donald Trump Continues His FALSE Narrative That Amazon Does Not Charge Sales Tax.

by Anura Guruge


Today’s, i.e., August 16, 2017 tweet — post Charlottesville, VA ramblings.


July 25, 2017 Tweet.

Monday, July 24, 2017 late night TWEET (around 10pm Eastern). Click to ENLARGE.


This is essentially FAKE NEWS and Trump should know it is FAKE unless he really is even more ill informed and confused than we realize.

As of April 2017 Amazon is collecting Internet sales tax on shipments to ALL states that have a sales tax. That is an irrefutable fact. So for Trump to claim that Amazon has a ‘no-tax monopoly’ is wrong.

Yes, prior to April 2017, Amazon like so many other online retailers did not collect (and handover) sales tax to states that had such a tax. But, Amazon did not have a monopoly and the whole issue of Internet-tax has yet to be fully thrashed out yet.

So, yes, it is true that Amazon in the past was ‘no-tax’.

And yes it is still true that Amazon does NOT force 3rd-party sellers on Amazon from charging sales tax. It probably should to be consistent and avoid Trump having a sliver of an excuse.

Trump’s gripe is really NOT against Amazon. He, irrationally, is MAD at the ‘Washington Post‘ but rails against Amazon because Jeff Bezos owns both Amazon and ‘The Washington Post’.


Related posts:
++++ Search on ‘Amazon’ for many, many related posts >>>>


by Anura Guruge


Donald Trump Incensed With ‘Washington Post’ Claims (Inaccurately) That Amazon Has ‘No-Tax Monopoly’.

by Anura Guruge


Monday, July 24, 2017 late night TWEET (around 10pm Eastern). Click to ENLARGE.


This is essentially FAKE NEWS on the part of the President.

As of April 2017 Amazon is collecting Internet sales tax on shipments to ALL states that have a sales tax. That is an irrefutable tax. So for Trump to claim that Amazon has a ‘no-tax monopoly’ is wrong.

Yes, prior to April 2017, Amazon like so many other online retailers did not collect (and handover) sales tax to states that had such a tax. But, Amazon did not have a monopoly and the whole issue of Internet-tax has yet to be fully thrashed out yet.

So, yes, it is true that Amazon in the past was ‘no-tax’.

And yes it is still true that Amazon does NOT force 3rd-party sellers on Amazon from charging sales tax. It probably should to be consistent and avoid Trump having a sliver of an excuse.

Well, as I said just a few days ago, Trump’s vendetta against the Jeff Bezos owned ‘The Washington Post’ could BEGIN to harm Amazon — though AMZN hit an all time HIGH on Monday!


Related posts:
++++ Search on ‘Amazon’ for many, many related posts >>>>


by Anura Guruge