Dec 28, 2012 Among the tax cuts set to expire if Congress rolls over the fiscal cliff is the federal estate tax. Some states are looking forward to the old law, which gave them a slice of the tax revenue.
Dec 28, 2012 As the drama unfolds here at home, it is important to see how the fiscal cliff is affecting economies elsewhere in the world -- like Asia.
Dec 27, 2012 For weeks now the major indexes have jumped on days when a fiscal cliff deal seemed possible. What might investors realistically hope for at this point as the deadline draws near?
Dec 27, 2012 The President is back in Washington today to deal with the Fiscal Cliff. A long-term deal is unlikely at this late date. Now the hope is lawmakers can find a stopgap solution to prevent higher taxes and big spending cuts.
Dec 27, 2012 Many of the new homes being sold now were planned years ago. Finally demand has returned, in part because first-time buyers are being outbid by investors for bargain foreclosure sales.
Dec 26, 2012 The latest figures on the U.S. housing market show a turnaround is taking hold. But Chicago is a stubborn outlier on the road to recovery.
Dec 31, 2012 History reveals a controversial task for the debt limit that goes all the way back to World War I.
Dec 26, 2012 The company is asking its employees in the Washington, D.C., area to write the words 'come together' on people's coffee cups, apparently in reference to the fiscal cliff talks.
Dec 24, 2012 Fiscal cliff negotiations continue to worry markets, but end of the year holiday sales are bringing some cheer to the economy.