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Fiscal cliff nears for baseball players, too

Dec 3, 2012
The curious case of BJ Upton, baseball and the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: Sports, baseball, athletes, fiscal cliff

Congress continues back-and-forth over fiscal cliff

Nov 30, 2012
The Weekly Wrap talks about the latest fiscal cliff discussions and the roles of the debt ceiling and the markets.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

How the fiscal cliff may affect child poverty

Nov 30, 2012
Much of the buzz about the fiscal cliff has been about how it will affect the wealthy and middle class. But how might it impact children living if poverty if a deal isn't reached?
Posted In: poor, child poverty, poverty, fiscal cliff

Markets react to fiscal cliff talks

Nov 30, 2012
Markets fell yesterday just moments after House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said no substantive progress had been made in the latest fiscal cliff negotiations.
Posted In: markets, fiscal cliff, Hurricane Sandy

Defense education, training programs at stake if no fiscal deal reached

Nov 30, 2012
If a deal isn't reached on the fiscal cliff, the Defense Department faces half-a-trillion dollars worth of cuts across the board. So why can't lawmakers come to an agreement?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, defense

Rand Paul predicts 'Big, bad, ugly' budget deal

Nov 30, 2012
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joins us to share his thoughts on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: Rand Paul, fiscal cliff, kentucky, Taxes

A fiscal cliff countdown clock? What would you rather count down?

Nov 29, 2012
CNBC has a countdown clock marking how many days, hours, minutes and seconds until we fall off of the fiscal cliff. But that's so boring...what else would you use a countdown clock for?
Posted In: fiscal cliff

OECD report red flags weakening economy

Nov 27, 2012
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development is reaching out to its members -- the rich governments of the world -- to shape up or risk a global economic calamity.
Posted In: global economy, Eurozone

Congress eyes limit to mortgage interest deduction

Nov 27, 2012
As Congress tries to reach a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, lawmakers are considering a cap on the mortgage interest deduction.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, mortgage interest deduction

Republicans begin to chip away at anti-tax pledge

Nov 26, 2012
Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Posted In: Taxes, Grover Norquist, fiscal cliff, Republicans

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Bush-era tax cuts expiring. Government spending on military and social services on the chopping block. Is the U.S. economy headed for a fiscal cliff?