Nov 30, 2012 Most of the chatter we've heard about the fiscal cliff focuses on the deal or no deal deadlock strangling Capitol Hill. So what if, in the end, there is no deal? Commentator Megan McArdle says that might be a good thing.
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?
Dec 12, 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.
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?
Nov 30, 2012 President Obama signed a bill this week protecting U.S. airlines from an emission tax when they fly in and out of Europe. The EU's carbon tax is so unpopular, it's been suspended for all carriers for a year.
Nov 30, 2012 Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joins us to share his thoughts on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'
Nov 29, 2012 "Casual" and "frequent" seem to be the formula for campaign fundraising emails.
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?
Nov 29, 2012 The polling firm Gallup has gathered new data on how Americans feel about certain key economic phrases such as free enterprise, capitalism, and federal government.