US FISCAL CLIFF

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Will the U.S. Pull us All Over its Fiscal Cliff?

The U.S. economy is careening toward the so-called fiscal cliff at a frightening pace, and it's creating a lot of concern. Will political sclerosis drive America -- and the world -- to the precipice? If it did, it would be a shame. Consumers are spending at a rapid clip. Housing markets have turned the corner. Is the present whiff of recovery incentive for action?
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G20 To Address U.S. 'Fiscal Cliff'

Finance ministers from various G20 countries are meeting in Mexico City today to discuss pressing economic issues as the world's largest economy — the U.S. — prepares to elect its next president. Off...