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Articles About deficit reduction
December 16, 2013
Here’s Why Paul Ryan Isn’t Worried About Spending Cuts
Chair of the Budget committee within the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan has been dealing with some negative feedback over the budget deal.
November 11, 2013
Which Is Better: Affordable Care Act or Sequester?
With Republicans and Democrats at odds, it only makes sense to pit the sequester and the Affordable Care Act against each other.
October 23, 2013
6 Principles of Sensible Fiscal Policy
Here are some principles that one firm thinks policymakers should follow to remedy the situation.
September 16, 2013
Obama: Republicans ‘Not Serious’ About Negotiating Budget
President Obama reiterated his party wouldn't bargain with the debt ceiling and lamented that Republicans "haven't been willing to negotiate in a serious way."
November 21, 2011
Supercommittee Prepares to Admit Defeat
The 12-member congressional supercommittee tasked with finding at least $1.2 trillion in budget savings over the next decade is set to declare defeat today, with Republicans and Democrats issuing a joint statement as three months of talks end in a stalemate...
November 18, 2011
Will the Budget Supercommittee Reach a Deal by Deadline?
Republicans and Democrats have ceded little ground in debt negotiations, as a backstop meant to prevent catastrophe allows for another year of partisan posturing in the lead-up to the November 2012 elections.
November 10, 2011
Democrats and Republicans Still Split on Deficit-Reduction Deal
Democrats on the congressional supercommittee have proposed a $2.3 trillion deficit-reduction plan that calls for equal amounts of tax increases and spending cuts...
October 02, 2011
Government Spending Cuts Will Hurt These 11 Stocks
Here's are the companies to watch on your radar while the Supercommittee deliberates before its November deadline...
September 20, 2011
Timothy Geithner: Here’s My Outlook for the US Economy
We recognize we don’t have unlimited resources, and we are trying to figure out how to make economy stronger in short term and stronger over the long run ...
July 22, 2011
Top 3 Reasons Markets Were As Mixed Up as U.S. Budget Negotiations
Here's everything you need to know about today's trading action...
July 22, 2011
Update: The Latest on Deficit-Reduction Negotiations
President Obama spoke today on the current state of deficit-reduction discussions, emphasizing the importance that any plan include new tax revenue in addition to large spending cuts...
July 20, 2010
Guest Post: The Erosion of American Competitive Advantage
This post includes a MUST-SEE chart of college tuition inflation versus core CPI and housing ...
July 01, 2010
Shenanigans over Bank Tax in Financial Reform Bill Missing the Point
Do we want to fix the system? Or do we want more rhetoric and the same broken car ...