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10 movies about greed, making and losing money – azcentral.com


azcentral.com

10 movies about greed, making and losing money
azcentral.com
It probably would be easier to relax a little about the encouraging economic signs here and there, if we weren't constantly being told we're about to plunge off the so-called fiscal cliff. What to do? Watching a movie is always a good solution. Here

Posted on 31 August 2016 | 5:12 pm

Vedder: We need to restore faith in Social Security – Chippewa Herald


Chippewa Herald

Vedder: We need to restore faith in Social Security
Chippewa Herald
With the “Grand Bargain”, the “Sequester”, and the “Fiscal Cliff”, those set on destroying Social Security were nearly successful in causing President Obama and the Democrats to be willing to give away a piece of Social Security for concessions from …

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Posted on 31 August 2016 | 2:55 am

Editorial: Libertarian presidential candidate pays a visit – The Daily Progress


Editorial: Libertarian presidential candidate pays a visit
The Daily Progress
The problem, he argues, is that Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security are heading toward a fiscal cliff. He's certainly right about that; without changes in current law, spending on those three programs plus interest on the debt will consume the

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 10:09 pm

2017 NDAA has veto ‘baked in’ – FederalNewsRadio.com


2017 NDAA has veto 'baked in'
FederalNewsRadio.com
… to carry out national security and foreign policy,” a June 7 statement of administrative policy stated. The President and Defense Secretary Ash Carter both called the House's fiscal plan irresponsible and said it created a fiscal cliff for funding

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 9:38 pm

Alford: Politics only temporarily washed aside – The Daily Advertiser


The Daily Advertiser

Alford: Politics only temporarily washed aside
The Daily Advertiser
The aftermath of the police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, the state's approaching fiscal cliff and the fall election to fill one of Louisiana's U.S. Senate seats …

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 8:28 pm

Economists Discuss the Predictions That Divide Them – New York Times


New York Times

Economists Discuss the Predictions That Divide Them
New York Times
Given the succession of European debt crises, the sequester and fiscal cliff showdowns in the U.S., Brexit and China also slowing down, I'd say the American economy has been pretty resilient. So what do you see for the second half of 2016? Ms. Pomboy

Posted on 30 August 2016 | 7:00 pm

Alford: Politics only temporarily washed aside by flooding – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report


Alford: Politics only temporarily washed aside by flooding
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
The aftermath of the police-involved shootings in Baton Rouge, the state's approaching fiscal cliff and the fall election to fill one of Louisiana's U.S. Senate seats are just a few of the headline-grabbing political issues that have taken a backseat

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Posted on 30 August 2016 | 3:19 pm

The next big consensus view in economics has arrived – Business Insider


Business Insider

The next big consensus view in economics has arrived
Business Insider
"This period was marked by the confidence-sapping debt downgrade, fiscal cliff and government shutdowns in the US; by a double-dip recession in the Euro area, and by the unexpectedly sharp contraction in activity in the wake of Japan's consumption tax …

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Posted on 22 August 2016 | 1:31 pm

Louisiana budget ‘relatively balanced,’ committee told, but $1.5B deficit on the horizon – Greater Baton Rouge Business Report


Louisiana budget 'relatively balanced,' committee told, but $1.5B deficit on the horizon
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report
But legislators also expect they'll have to address another deficit this year—plus a massive fiscal cliff when new taxes expire in the years to come. Lawmakers at today's meeting of the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget, which is composed of

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Posted on 12 August 2016 | 7:47 pm

Japan PM approves stimulus package; includes handouts to 22 million low-income people: Report – CNBC


CNBC

Japan PM approves stimulus package; includes handouts to 22 million low-income people: Report
CNBC
"To prevent a fiscal cliff, the government will likely repeat large-scale stimulus. Considering that a general election must be held by late 2018, direct government spending would become larger, which could further delay Japan's fiscal consolidation

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Posted on 2 August 2016 | 7:28 am