GOP Economy: Newt Gingrich's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
he former House speaker’s pro-business “Jobs and Prosperity Plan” aims to trigger growth by slashing taxes across the board – including eliminating the capital gains tax and reducing corporate income tax to 12.5 percent from its current marginal rate of 35 percent.

GOP Economy: Herman Cain's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Cain’s “9-9-9” plan for a radical overhaul of the nation’s tax system has turned him into one of the most popular candidates in the Republican field.

GOP Economy: Michele Bachmann's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Michele Bachmann calls the proposals in her 11-point "American Jobs, Right Now” economic plan “simple” and says she’ll turn the economy around in one quarter.

GOP Economy: Rick Perry's economic plan

Nov 28, 2011
Texas Gov. Rick Perry initially based his economic plan on increasing domestic energy exploration and production while cutting regulatory agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency. Recently, he’s expanded his platform with a proposal that he says would reduce some Americans’ income taxes and all corporate taxes to 20 percent.

MIDDAY UPDATE: Oil prices, energy efficient light bulbs

Jan 5, 2011
Increasing oil prices could end the global economic recovery, according to Fatin Birol, chief economist at the International Energy Agency. Birol...