Rick Newman

July 2012


What Will Happen to Your Taxes in 2013

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 Do you feel like a pawn yet?

If you pay income taxes, then Congress has some drama in store for you over the next several months. Your taxes might go up. They might stay the same. They probably won't go down, but a few politicians may promise that they will anyway. Whatever the final outcome is,

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taxes
Congress

Big Business Thinks Small on DISCLOSE Act

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Corporations must be people after all, because they have the right to speak freely, in secret.

If you're perplexed by that logic, so am I. But let's indulge, for a moment, the case that corporate America is making in favor of keeping its donations to political campaigns secret, as a way of ...

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business

Why the Economy Will Take Off—in 2013

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Forget about 2012.

Economists at the Federal Reserve, Wall Street banks, and top forecasting firms mostly agree that for the rest of the year, the economy will bumble along with the same torpor it's exhibiting right now. With the November elections and the "fiscal cliff" that Congress needs to deal ...

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economy

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