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Fiscal Cliff (2013)

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  • MarksJarvis: Consumers grow wary as 'fiscal cliff' threats jobs and taxes

    A large number of Americans are starting to realize that if Congress doesn't get its act together before the end of the year, all taxpayers are going to be hit by higher taxes next year — whether they earn $12,000 a year or $12 million. "It was...
  • MarksJarvis: Dividend stocks risk a drop as 'fiscal cliff' approaches

    The darlings of cautious investors are sitting on the edge of the "fiscal cliff" and feeling twinges of tax anxiety. Much to the surprise of some investors, dividend-paying stocks — sleepy investments like utilities — along with real...
  • MarksJarvis: Investors turn eyes to 'fiscal cliff'

    America is marching toward the fiscal cliff, and investors are on alert for the consequences of plunging from the peak. Re-elected President Barack Obama and congressional leaders must decide in the next 54 days whether they are willing to ignore...
  • Congress readies for next fight over federal pay

    Congress readies for next fight over federal pay
    Congressional Republicans are stepping up their rhetoric on federal employee pay, positioning the issue as a central bargaining chip in negotiations next month over raising the debt ceiling and keeping the government open. House GOP leaders will hold...
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're nearing the end of Election Week 2012, and the past four business days have passed surprisingly quickly, given the drama and tension that has marked them. Well, quickly for us, anyway. Perhaps not so......
  • John Boehner to ABC: ‘Obamacare is the law of the land’

     
    ABC's Diane Sawyer has an exclusive, headline-making interview with House Speaker John Boehner. You can see it at 6:30 p.m. Thursday (today) on “ABC World News” on WFTV-Channel 9. The headlines: ***Boehner said President Barack Obama's re-...
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The weekend warm-up.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Well, here we are, at the end of another week. And, if you're like us, you're probably breathing a sigh of relief now that Election 2012 is safely in the rearview mirror. There's plenty ahead......
  • A foe embrace or faux embrace, this is what hope looks like

     
    The image that will stay with me from the presidential campaign of 2012 is the shot above (by Jewel Samad, AFP/Getty) showing such unusual civility and good will it's hard to believe it wasn't Photoshopped — a picture of President......
  • Logging family time with Lincoln

    Logging family time with Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln has been given many titles over the years: Rail Splitter, Great Emancipator, even, to the detriment of the undead, Vampire Hunter. Some of these have more historical credibility than others. But one that he's earned without question,...
  • Stocks up 15 percent this year, but last 3 months could be dicey

    Stocks up 15 percent this year, but last 3 months could be dicey
    If you keep an eye on your 401(k), you might be among the cheerful Americans who told researchers in a recent Conference Board consumer confidence survey that they are feeling better about the economy and their future. Rising stocks play a role in...
  • McManus: The perils of political punditry

    McManus: The perils of political punditry
    Back in 2011, at the dawn of a long presidential campaign, I established a fine baseline for my credentials as a political prognosticator: I told readers that Mitt Romney's strongest challengers for the Republican nomination would be Texas Gov. Rick Perry...