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Beware the Taxmageddon

From The Morning Bell Beware the Taxmageddon Brace yourself. In a mere 271 days, you and your fellow Americans will be hit with a tax hike the likes of which this country has never seen. The Washington Post aptly called … Continue reading

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Administration to issue new Wall Street pay curbs

Administration to issue new Wall Street pay curbs WASHINGTON (AP) — An up-and-coming Wall Street executive might want to hold off on buying that condo in Aspen. The Obama administration is ready to issue broad new guidelines that would rein … Continue reading

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Fed ready to slash rates amid deepening recession

Fed ready to slash rates amid deepening recession WASHINGTON (AP) – With the recession dragging down consumer prices and home construction, the Federal Reserve is prepared to slash a key interest rate – perhaps to an all-time low – in … Continue reading

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Fed to lend to companies in emergency move

Fed to lend to companies in emergency move WASHINGTON (AP) – Frantically trying to stop the bleeding on Wall Street, the Federal Reserve took a first-time step Tuesday to get cash directly to businesses and hinted that interest rates could … Continue reading

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