quote: Let's see, a grand total of 100 new jobs...
quote: Sales tax only applies to units sold in the state...and that's paid regardless of where the chips are manufactured
quote: As for utilities, thats a net loser for the state...additional power loads are always extremely costly in capital outlays for generating capacity (why do you think most power companies pay people to convert appliances to models which use *less* electricity?)
quote: Not sure what taxes you believe AMD is going to be paying in transportation
quote: the only real taxes that count are property taxes and one you didn't mention...assets and inventory. Taxes that, for a $3.5B facility, are going to take decades to recover a billion dollars
quote: So wisdom says spread your production facilities all over-for many reasons/advantages.
quote: Sweet, jobs are getting outsourced to America for once! I can find work again!
quote: have you seen their stock financials. they have maybe a billion in cash per
quote: This fab will come online in 2013 or 2014