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Four Tips for Buying the Dip – Forbes


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Four Tips for Buying the Dip
Forbes
Let's look at some examples: At the end of December 2012—as fiscal cliff fears mounted (point 1)—the Spyder Trust (SPY) closed 0.70% below its 20-week WMA as reflected by the EMA oscillator. In June of 2013, the SPY dropped below the 20-week EMA …

Posted on 18 April 2015 | 12:15 pm

Fix The Tax Code Friday: Delaying Tax Refunds To Stop Fraud – Forbes


Forbes

Fix The Tax Code Friday: Delaying Tax Refunds To Stop Fraud
Forbes
The fiscal cliff is the $607 billion combination of automatic spending cuts and tax increases scheduled to take effect in January. Lawmakers are trying to avert the cliff to prevent a short-term shock to the economy and reach an agreement on long-term

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:59 pm

State tax revenue up, but experts worry growth isn’t enough – Washington Post (blog)


State tax revenue up, but experts worry growth isn't enough
Washington Post (blog)
The fiscal cliff of 2012 has thrown ordinarily mundane budget projections in many states into turmoil. The expectation that tax rates would rise as a result of budget negotiations that year led many money managers, corporations and high-income earners

Posted on 17 April 2015 | 9:44 pm

Lessons from Arkansas: Alabama should reject medicaid expansion – AL.com


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Lessons from Arkansas: Alabama should reject medicaid expansion
AL.com
Furthermore, states that have expanded Medicaid inevitably create a welfare cliff for these individuals. For those on the cusp of the … Much like traditional expansion, the private option is driven neither by fiscal responsibility nor free markets

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 7:20 pm

Finally: Congress is Trying to Abolish The Death Tax – Town Hall


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Finally: Congress is Trying to Abolish The Death Tax
Town Hall
They say there are two things that are certain in life: death and taxes. If you're a Democrat, you can add death taxes to that list. The death tax, which was being phased out by President Bush from 2001-2008 but revived by the Obama administration in
LoBiondo Votes to Protect South Jersey from So-Called 'Death Tax'Cape May County Herald (press release)

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 12:32 pm

Clinton takes aim at hedge fund managers – KY3


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Clinton takes aim at hedge fund managers
KY3
A deal in Congress to avert going over the so-called "fiscal cliff" in early 2013 raised the tax rate for those in the top income bracket — individuals making more than $400,000 and families earning more than $450,000 — from 35% to 39.6%. The tax

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Posted on 17 April 2015 | 4:19 am

Freshman frontman talks rock, future – NYU Washington Square News


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Freshman frontman talks rock, future
NYU Washington Square News
For LS freshman Mike Prussack, frontman of New Jersey rock band Fiscal Cliff, he frequently finds inspiration in the conventions of the genre, but also tries to create a versatile, diverse sound. A year after releasing their debut album, “Convalesce

Posted on 16 April 2015 | 6:05 am

Seoul teeters on edge of another fiscal cliff – Gulf Times


Seoul teeters on edge of another fiscal cliff
Gulf Times
Despite the looming fiscal crunch, the government has been reluctant to draw up extra spending plans due to strict laws that only permit supplementary expenditure if there is massive unemployment or a significant slowdown in economic growth.

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Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:32 am

South Korea teeters on edge of (another) fiscal cliff – Reuters


South Korea teeters on edge of (another) fiscal cliff
Reuters
Despite the looming fiscal crunch, the government has been reluctant to draw up extra spending plans due to strict laws that only permit supplementary expenditure if there is massive unemployment or a significant slowdown in economic growth.

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Posted on 9 April 2015 | 9:29 am

How other spending obscures the fiscal cliff – Watchdog.org


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How other spending obscures the fiscal cliff
Watchdog.org
Imagine you have ten accounts you allocate your paycheck to every month. At bill time, you take money from two of these accounts–call them your traditional accounts–to pay your bills. One day, your paycheck suddenly plunges and you don't have enough …

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 7:43 pm

Fiscal Cliff – Yahoo News Search Results

The sequestration monster myth

The creature lurking around the corner isn't really coming.

Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:36 am

Balanced-budget law more political posturing than firm commitment

Federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver got an underwhelming response this week when he announced the Conservative government was finally going to table long-promised balanced-budget legislation. Lost in the spin is whether balanced-budget laws actually are useful tools to impose fiscal discipline on governments. The backlash began in the United States, where a conservative political wave in the …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:21 pm

Bradley talks JDC, 911 and school funding

State Rep. John Bradley (D.-Marion) touched on several topics during his visit to the West Frankfort Lions Club on Thursday afternoon, but they all came down to one thing in the end: money."Illinois’ fiscal cliff will happen July 1," Bradley said. "After that, there will be some very difficult stories."The state representative, who is chairman of the House Revenue and Finance Committee and is an …

Posted on 10 April 2015 | 3:37 pm

5 higher taxes for wealthy taxpayers

Here's a look at these five tax situations and the income levels to which they apply.

Posted on 26 March 2015 | 7:31 pm

Restaurant chain Sonic doubles earnings per share for 2015 2nd quarter

Investing.com Investing.com Shares in Sonic, the nation's largest chain of drive in restaurants, edged higher in after hours trading after the company doubled earnings per share for the second fiscal quarter of 2015. Net income per diluted share was

Posted on 25 March 2015 | 2:07 am

Sonic Earnings Double Amid Brisk Sales Gains Growth Forecasts Boosted

Sonic boosted its full-year earnings guidance Tuesday after reporting fiscal second-quarter profits that doubled from a year earlier and topped estimates. The drive-in chain expects to grow its per-share …

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 10:15 pm

Sonic (SONC) Stock Is Up in After-Hours Trading Today on Earnings Beat

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Shares of Sonic were gaining 0.8% to $37 after-hours Tuesday after the fast food chain operator beat analysts' estimates for earnings and revenue in the fiscal second quarter. Sonic reported earnings of 13 cents a share for the fiscal second quarter, above analysts' estimates of 12 cents a share for the quarter. Revenue grew 15% year over year to $126.22 million for the …

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 8:21 pm

Sonic Doubles Earnings Per Share for Second Fiscal Quarter of 2015

Sonic Corp. , the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for the second fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2015.

Posted on 24 March 2015 | 8:01 pm

Shoe Carnival Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Results

Shoe Carnival, Inc. a leading retailer of moderately priced footwear and accessories, today reported results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31,

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 8:05 pm

Village lays out capital improvements through '20

Marble Cliff Fiscal Officer Cindy McKay presented a five-year plan for capital-improvement projects at Village Council's meeting Monday, March 16.

Posted on 18 March 2015 | 4:39 pm