Dec 24, 2012 The outgoing Prime Minister of Italy, Mario Monti, has said he would would be prepared to head up any new government committed to his economic reforms.
Dec 24, 2012 President Obama and lawmakers have left Washington for Christmas. But with no fiscal cliff deal in sight, Congress may end up with a working holiday.
Dec 21, 2012 The Weekly Wrap talks about what can happen now that Speaker John Boehner's Plan B has failed.
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Dec 21, 2012 If the government fails to agree on a budget, what, if anything, can poor people do to weather the automatic spending cuts that will kick in after the nation plunges off the fiscal cliff?
Dec 21, 2012 It was called "Plan B" -- a way to avoid some of the tax increases that are part of the fiscal cliff without putting together a broad bipartisan deal before the New Year.
Dec 20, 2012 Top capital gains tax rates would increase to 20 percent, taxes on dividends would go as high as 39.6 percent.
Dec 19, 2012 Some treasured tax breaks are coming in for close scrutiny, and one of the country's leading social conservatives is weighing in on the matter.
Dec 18, 2012 President Obama made a new offer to the Republicans yesterday in the fiscal cliff negotiations. The President said he’ll extend Bush era tax cuts for households making less than $400,000, he’d previously drawn the line at $250,000.
Dec 17, 2012 The process of pushing through those Bush tax cuts 12 years ago might seem like ancient history, but some say we could stand to go back in time and learn from it.
Dec 17, 2012 Italian Finance Minister Vittorio Grilli shares his views on Italy's economic stability, challenges ahead, and the country's political future.