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Will China's plan to remake Tibet as a tax haven work?

Aug 19, 2013
When you think of Tibet, you probably don't think of private equity. Nonetheless, some investment companies are moving there, lured by big tax breaks.
Posted In: China, Tibet, tax cuts

Fiscal cliff aside, payroll tax holiday to end

Dec 28, 2012
For two years, paychecks have been a little fatter thanks to a payroll-tax cut. But did it stimulate the economy, and what happens when it goes away?
Posted In: payroll tax, 2013, tax cuts

Austerity is in vogue

Oct 28, 2011
The super committee has to cut government spending by more than $1 trillion. But now Democrats, Republicans and big business are all talking cuts more than three times that much. How come?
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Fed expects burst of economic relief as risks to long term recovery loom

Jan 4, 2011
Federal Reserve officials are expecting some economic relief this year from the recent tax cut deal between President Barack Obama and Republicans...
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Housing, Obama, quantitative easing, tax cuts, Unemployment

MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama reaches out to business community

Dec 13, 2010
We heard today that President Obama is trying to make nice with the business community. He's poised to name a replacement for Larry Summers,...
Posted In: mid-day update, Obama, tax cuts, Twitter

MIDDAY UPDATE: Weekly jobless numbers down 17,000

Dec 9, 2010
Today's weekly unemployment numbers were down 17,000 from last week. These numbers are the second lowest of the year. Of course these numbers still...
Posted In: AIG, IMF, jobless, mid-day update, recovery, tax cuts, Unemployment

MIDDAY UPDATE: Tax cut plan reactions, immigration law, British pubs

Dec 8, 2010
Investors are dumping government bonds in reaction to President Obama's announcement Tuesday to extend tax cuts, unemployment benefits and other...
Posted In: mid-day update, Obama, stimulus program, Supreme Court, tax cuts

MIDDAY UPDATE: Tax cut deal reached, Citigroup

Dec 7, 2010
President Obama and Congress have reached a truce. Obama agreed to keep the Bush-era tax rates the same for all Americans for two years, and in...
Posted In: Citigroup, Congress, economic downturn, economic stimulus, mid-day update, Obama, tax cuts

MIDDAY UPDATE: Bernanke defends Fed policy, again; possible bipartisan compromise on tax cuts

Dec 6, 2010
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke appeared on the CBS news program "60 Minutes" for the second time since the end of the financial crisis to...
Posted In: Auto, Bernanke, Congress, Federal Reserve, free trade, mid-day update, tax cuts

White House uses a white board to make its case on Bush tax cuts

Sep 30, 2010
Marketplace senior editor Paddy Hirsch put Marketplace on the web video map with his Whiteboard video series, in which he explains complex financ...
Posted In: tax cuts, white house, whiteboard

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