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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.

Small Business Owners Still Worried About Obamacare, Sequester

A recent survey from Adecco showed that 40% of small business owners are worried about the impact of new tax laws in the year ahead.

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

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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Could Mount Rushmore have stayed open during sequester ?

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

  5. Is Los Angeles the next Detroit?

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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Anti-amnesty group pledging to stand against illegal immigration

    Americans for Tax Reform President Grover Norquist, FBN’s Charlie Gasparino and Lori Rothman weigh in on a group urging members of Congress to sign anti-amnesty pledge.

  9. KT McFarland’s take on Ukraine, 2016 presidential election

    National security expert KT McFarland weighs in on the crisis in Ukraine and the 2016 presidential election.

  10. Obama Budget Would Hike Tax Revenue, Cut Deficits

     President  Barack Obama 's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenues by nearly $1.4 trillion over 10 years if fully enacted, slashing deficits by $1....

  11. Reform Costs Push UnitedHealth Profit Lower

    UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH), the largest U.S. health insurer, said on Thursday that first-quarter profit fell due to costs and taxes related to the national he...

  12. Red Flags That Tempt the Tax Auditor

    It is the most dreaded letter a taxpayer can receive.Dear Taxpayer, Some of the information that you provided to us does not agree with the information we received f...

  1. 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.

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

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

  3. Obama plotting to sidestep Congress on climate change?

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

  4. Report highlights mismanagement at ICE

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

  5. Dog days of summer or valuations being watched?

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

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

    Stossel and guests look at the state of the media

  7. Profit from activist investors’ strategies

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

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