May 6, 2015 The prospect of automatic tax increases and budget cuts creates uncertainty, holding back investment and hiring. Companies also are preparing to make their case to Congress for how to avoid the fiscal cliff entirely.
Oct 9, 2012 Goldman Sachs has long supported Democrats in the presidential contest. But not this year. Why Goldman and other Wall Street banks are throwing their support behind Mitt Romney.
Oct 2, 2012 Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, says the U.S. risks a ratings downgrade and a hit to its reputation as a global business leader as legislators battle over the upcoming 'fiscal cliff.'
May 6, 2015 You've heard warnings about the economic disaster that could happen if Congress fails to avoid a fiscal cliff. But what is the fiscal cliff anyway? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch enlists the support of his friends Thelma and Louise in this three-minute explanation.
Sep 28, 2012 Contractors say 'fiscal cliff' could force layoffs; legal deadline for pink slips looms
Sep 25, 2012 In an exclusive broadcast interview, the International Monetary Fund chief urged U.S. leaders to take swift action on the so-called fiscal cliff, and called for European leaders to continue vetting the region's debt crisis.
Sep 12, 2012 Bob Woodward has been writing about politics and power since the '70s when he and Carl Bernstein broke the Watergate story. His latest book takes the reader inside the Obama White House during last summer's debt ceiling crisis.
Aug 16, 2012 Today starts with some more tepid economic news. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits ticked up slightly to 366,000 last week.
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Aug 10, 2012 The Justice Department drops probe into Goldman mortgage deal. Four years after the financial crisis, there’s still no criminal conviction on Wall Street.
Aug 10, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street and beyond. This week: The Department of Justice decides not to press charges against Goldman Sachs.