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Tokyo stocks leap 3 percent in early trade

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Tokyo stocks jumped more than three percent on Friday, the first day of 2013 trading, following global rallies on a US deal to avert a “fiscal cliff” of tax hikes and huge spending cuts.

Posted: January 4th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Political brinksmanship still threatens US economy

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In this Nov. 13, 2012, file photo, a man walks in front of the Capitol in Washington. The debate in Washington over taxes and spending is likely to continue damaging the fragile economy well into 2013.  AP PHOTO/J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE

An emergency deal reached after weeks of rancorous negotiations will keep the US from driving off the so-called fiscal cliff, but higher taxes and continued political bickering in Washington threaten to shake the fragile US economy well into 2013.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Obama to make ‘fiscal cliff’ statement

President Barack Obama smiles as he speaks about the fiscal cliff, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in the South Court Auditorium at the White House in Washington. AP FILE PHOTO

US President Barack Obama was set to make a televised statement within minutes on Tuesday, after Congress finally passed a bill to avert a “fiscal cliff” budget crisis.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US Congress finally averts ‘fiscal cliff’

The lights of the U.S. Capitol remain lit into the night as the House, at left, continues to work on the "fiscal cliff" legislation proposed by the Senate, in Washington, on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. AP/Jacquelyn Martin

Legislation to block the “fiscal cliff” is headed to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature. The bill will avoid, for now, the major tax increases and government spending cuts that had been scheduled to take effect with the new year.

Posted: January 2nd, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

US Senate passes bill to avert ‘fiscal cliff’ tax hikes

Vice President Joe Biden speaks following a Senate Democratic caucus meeting about the fiscal cliff on Capitol Hill on Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 in Washington. AP/Alex Brandon

Coming together in the early hours of 2013, the US Senate overwhelmingly passed a last-gasp bill Tuesday to avert huge tax increases and draconian spending cuts making up the so-called “fiscal cliff.”

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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