Obama signs bill warding off fiscal cliff

Since most people are complaining about the fiscal agreement, I'll point out a few positives first, remember the "fiscal cliff" was about too much austerity too quickly. The "fiscal cliff" included expiring tax cuts (income, payroll),

By now, we've heard all about the big stuff in the fiscal cliff bill that finally passed on Tuesday. The Bush tax cuts will become permanent for all individual income below $400,000 (and family income below $450,000). The sequester spending cuts will

With warnings about tripping over cans kicked down roads and bungee jumping into abysses, reactions from China to the U.S. "fiscal cliff" budget deal are colorful – and critical. Read more

More disputes, and more disruptive ones to the economy, loom despite the fiscal-cliff settlement, an economist writes.

More disputes, and more disruptive ones to the economy, loom despite the fiscal-cliff settlement, an economist writes.