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Sequestration

Sequestration is a set of across-the-board federal spending cuts set to kick in on March 1 if Congress doesn’t take action. Economists expect the sequester to pose a drag of roughly 0.6-percentage point to the still fragile U.S. economy in 2013.

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  1. Obama plotting to sidestep Congress on climate change?

    Rep. Bill Johnson (R-OH) on President Obama’s climate change and Syria policies.

  2. Report highlights mismanagement at ICE

    Investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson on the issues plaguing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

  3. Dog days of summer or valuations being watched?

    Bob Doll of Nuveen Asset Management gives insight into the markets and investment community.

  4. Stossel 07/10/14: Breaking... News?

    Stossel and guests look at the state of the media

  5. Profit from activist investors’ strategies

    13D Monitor founder Ken Squire on how to invest like an activist investor.

  6. Christine Lagarde: Any oil shock from Iraq could affect U.S. economy

    IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on the outlook for the U.S. economy.

  7. Lagarde: Fed can do a better job with more communication

    IMF managing director Christine Lagarde on U.S. uncertainty, the Fed and housing.

  8. Immigration: straw that broke the camel’s back for Eric Cantor?

    Tea Party News Network’s Scottie Hughes on immigration and the Virginia primary upset.

  9. Could Mount Rushmore have stayed open during sequester ?

    Franklin Center fellow Jillian Melchior on the closing of Mount Rushmore during the sequester .

  10. Is Los Angeles the next Detroit?

    ‘Taxifornia’ author James Lacy argues Los Angeles is spending too much money and could become the next Detroit.

  11. AT&T, DirecTV said to be working on $50B deal

    Mizuho chief investments strategist Carmine Grigoli and Tuna Amobi of S&P Capital on the potential AT&T, DirecTV deal.

  12. Energy boom to drive economy into manufacturing renaissance?

    Rob Morgan of Fulcrum Securities and First Trust Advisors chief economist Brian Wesbury weigh in on the state of the markets and economy.

  1. Airstrikes boost defense names

    FBN’s Liz MacDonald on defense stocks hitting highs after ISIS strikes.

  2. Can the U.S. destroy ISIS without using troops?

    Fox News contributor Judith Miller and The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board’s Mary Kissel weigh in on President Obama’s handling of the growing threat of ISIS.

  3. Rep. Paul Ryan: We want low tax rates for all American businesses

    House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan and FOX Business contributor Jon Hilsenrath explains why it has been so difficult to implement new tax policy.

  4. Rep. Ryan: We’re not ready for the number of boomers set to retire

    House Budget Committee chairman Rep. Paul Ryan explains why the U.S. isn’t ready to handle the number of baby boomers set to retire, and how it could lead to a debt crisis.

  5. Eric Holder’s resignation impacting markets?

    Former Reagan economic advisor Art Laffer and FBN’s Charles Payne on Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation and its impact on the midterm elections.

  6. Lack of leadership hurting the U.S. military’s future?

    FBN’s Charles Payne, NewOak Capital President James Frischling, Tea Party News Network News Director Scottie Nell Hughes, Penn Financial Group founder Matt McCall and FBN’s Tracy Byrnes on the state of the U.S. military.

  7. Should the U.S. have left Iraq?

    The Independents panel weighs in on the U.S. defense budget and the crisis in Iraq.

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