Starbucks CEO: American Dream Alive and Well

Posted by Wealth Wire - Friday, April 1st, 2011

In this interview with Yahoo's Henry Bloget, Howard Schultz says America is a great place to do business.

Excerpt:

Schultz on America: "I think America is a great place to do business. The 'American Dream' is alive and well."

Schultz on Taxes: "I don't think the tax rate needs to be higher," he argues. Companies, however, do have a greater responsibility to their employees and communities, especially in the face of the country's fiscal mess.

"Municipalities are not going to be able to sustain their level of giving in terms of social services. There probably needs to be an examination of how companies need to do more."

Read the rest at Yahoo's Daily Ticker.

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