Dec 24, 2012 Fiscal cliff negotiations continue to worry markets, but end of the year holiday sales are bringing some cheer to the economy.
Dec 24, 2012 Fiscal cliff negotiations will likely dominate the conversation in the weeks ahead, but what economic issues will Washington be talking about the rest of 2013?
Dec 24, 2012 According to the NPD Group, shoes rank among the top sellers this holiday season.
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 25, 2012 The day after Thanksgiving is known as the biggest retail sales day of the year. The day after Christmas is the start of the biggest week for holiday gift returns and a tough time for retailers.
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 Christmas is on a Tuesday this year, meaning procrastinators get an extra day at the beginning of next week to finish up their shopping. And because Thanksgiving was as early as it could be this year, it's an extra-long holiday season for retailers.
Dec 20, 2012 Top capital gains tax rates would increase to 20 percent, taxes on dividends would go as high as 39.6 percent.