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Last Second Deal Reached to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Last Second Deal Reached to Avoid Fiscal Cliff

Fighting what at one point seemed to be a losing battle against the sands of time, the White House and Senate Republicans managed to reach a deal on Monday evening to come into effect on Midnight New Years Eve and avoid the dreaded... 
Fortune Announces 2012 Global Women Leaders Award Winners

Fortune Announces 2012 Global Women Leaders Award Winners

What makes a leader worthy of such a title is not how well they carry out their role, but the steps they take to redefine their role and go the extra mile unprompted. And as far as case-in-point examples go, take a look at any member... 
White House Economic Growth Predictions Wildly OTT

White House Economic Growth Predictions Wildly OTT

Economic recovery in the US has one again strayed into a patch of turbulence, having reduced in speed rather significantly during the first six-months of 2012. Nevertheless, this didn’t seem to dampen spirits too much at the White... 
Putting 8.3% Unemployment in Perspective – Check Out 1933!

Putting 8.3% Unemployment in Perspective – Check Out 1933!

Anyone that thinks an unemployment rate of 8.3% is the end of the world should take a look back 80 years or so and maybe reevaluate. Back in 1933, unemployment across the US reached a rather mind-blowing peak of 25.6%. A new economic... 
Election 2012: It’s All About the Benjamins

Election 2012: It’s All About the Benjamins

Primary season has drawn to a close which means the race for the White House and the respective race for funds is well and truly stepping up to high gear. According to financial experts with a penchant for government spending, Mitt... 
Gas Price Woes Set to Continue – $5 Gallon Predicted by Summer

Gas Price Woes Set to Continue – $5 Gallon Predicted by Summer

It’s looking like another rocky year ahead for US motorists in hope of respite against rocketing gas prices. As it stands, the New Year has brought along little more than the most expensive January prices at the pumps in recorded...