Dec 11, 2012 The Federal Reserve committee that sets U.S. monetary policy meets today and tomorrow.
Dec 11, 2012 Fed boards hopes to nurture housing recovery with purchase of mortgage-backed securities.
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Dec 11, 2012 The history of the tax deduction for charitable giving and why charities are worried it could change.
Dec 11, 2012 Lawmakers in Washington continue to work towards a deal on the fiscal cliff before the end of the year. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of Maryland, says House Democrats' opinions shouldn't be ignored.
Dec 10, 2012 The chair of the Senate Budget Committee explains why he thinks we'll reach a fiscal cliff deal before the end of 2012.
Dec 7, 2012 We often hear that women are more risk averse than men. Commentator Helaine Olen says yes, male and female investors may approach risk-taking differently, but that's not why women have less money to put away.
Dec 7, 2012 Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow (D) calls for the extension of middle class tax cuts, compromise, and Republican budget specifics to avoid the fiscal cliff.
Dec 7, 2012 A lot of investors are on edge about what's going to happen with the fiscal cliff. Economics correspondent Chris Farrell says take a deep breath and don't make any rash decisions.
Dec 6, 2012 We've noticed that what Washington is saying this year about the fiscal cliff, sounds a whole lot like what people were saying last year about the debt limit. So can you guess which quote is from this year?
Dec 6, 2012 Sen. Max Baucus chairs the Senate Finance Committee, and he says Congress will come to some kind of deal on the fiscal cliff -- though more negotiations could happen after the end of the year.