Finance

Debate Over Taxing Internet Sales

April 25, 2013

The Senate moves forward on an Internet sales tax bill: What the measure could mean for consumers, online retailers and brick-and-mortar stores.

President Obama's 2014 Budget Proposal

April 10, 2013

President Barack Obama's 2014 budget includes a plan to slow the growth of Social Security and other federal benefits. Join us to discuss the details of the proposal and prospects for compromise with Congress.

David Stockman: "The Great Deformation"

April 3, 2013

President Ronald Reagan’s former budget director on today’s economy. David Stockman on what he calls the corruption of capitalism in America.

Understanding International Tax Havens

March 27, 2013

The crisis in Cyprus sheds a light on how investors shelter their wealth. A panel joins Diane to explain how tax havens work and their effect on economies around the world.

Cyprus And EU Bailouts

March 21, 2013

Cyprus seeks alternatives after rejecting European bailout terms. How the financial crisis in Cyprus tests Germany, the European Union and world markets.

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

Prospects For Compromise On Tax Reform

March 20, 2013

Democrats want to close tax advantages for the super-rich. Republicans want lower rates. Experts weigh in on what it will take to reach a compromise on tax reform.

Dealing With Sequestration Fallout

March 4, 2013

Assessing the economic and political damage from the tax and spending impasse: The price to be paid and who pays it.

Alan Blinder: "After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead"

January 28, 2013

An economist explains the perfect storm of conditions that led to the recent global financial crisis, the actions that kept it from getting worse and how to reduce the likelihood of a similar event in the future.

The Mortgage Interest Deduction And The U.S. Housing Market

December 10, 2012

The mortgage interest deduction is a key factor in many household budgets and the overall housing market. Who would be hurt and who would be helped if Congress changes the rules.

Anti-Tax Crusader Grover Norquist

December 3, 2012

A conversation with Grover Norquist. As fiscal cliff negotiations move forward, some lawmakers are rethinking their support of Norquist's anti-tax pledge.

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