The U.K. government is to introduce a new levy on foreign homebuyers, raising concerns that this could put the brakes on London's property market.» Read More
A lack of action on the US fiscal position could lead to a "buyers strike," according to Bob Parker, a special advisor to Credit Suisse.
Looks like all the pay for play professional ladies of the night in Amsterdam will soon have a meeting with the tax man.
At 1:20 AM CT, the Illinois Senate passed a controversial deficit reduction plan to address the massive state red ink.
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The police were sent to the home where Jared L. Loughner lived with his family on more than one occasion before the attack here on Saturday that left a congresswoman fighting for her life and six others dead, the Pima County Sheriff’s Department said on Tuesday. The New York Times reports.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan has written her first opinion for the Supreme Court, taking up sides with a credit card company and against a debtor in a bankruptcy dispute.
Alex Pollock of the American Enterprise Institute assembled a collage of quotes from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson’s memoir of the financial crisis, On the Brink. The collage paints a stunning and frightening picture of a confused and panicked government without a coherent strategy for containing the financial crisis and preventing worldwide financial panic.
Jared L. Loughner, his head shaved bare and his hands and feet in restraints, was led Monday into a federal courtroom, where he agreed not to contest his continued imprisonment but offered no hint of how he would respond to the murder and attempted murder charges linking him to the Tucson shootings that left six dead and 14 injured. The New York Times reports.
By appointing Bill Daley Chief of Staff, President Obama hopes to present a centrist face to voters skeptical about his commitment to free enterprise. Don’t be fooled.
With Illinois’s budget crisis reaching dizzying, desperate levels, lawmakers here over the weekend were seriously pondering something that would have been unimaginable even a few months ago: a 75 percent increase in the state’s income tax, the New York Times reports.
The shooting of Representative Gabrielle Giffords and others at a neighborhood meeting in Arizona on Saturday set off what is likely to be a wrenching debate over anger and violence in American politics. The New York Times reports.
Since Congress didn't pass the extension until December 17th, the IRS has not had enough time get the necessary systems ready That mean that if you one of the 50 million taxpayers who itemize, you can't file until mid-to-late-February because that's how long it will take Uncle Sam to reprogram its processing systems.
The economy added 103,000 jobs in December. Unemployment fell to 9.4 percent, largely because 260,000 adults dropped out of the labor force and are no longer counted as unemployed by the government.
President Obama marks another milestone in his post-election move to the center by appointing pro-business Democrat William E. Daley to the powerful post of White House chief of staff. If there are any doubts that Obama wants to repair his business-bashing image, this should dispel them.
The White House is eyeing experienced Washington hands with records of bipartisan deal making as it faces the realities of a Republican-controlled House, a slimmer Democratic majority in the Senate and a resurgent grass-roots conservative movement, reports "The New York Times."
The Greek government announced Thursday it is shutting down bars and nightclubs in Athens that are guilty of tax offenses in an effort to put more teeth into revenue collection.
Friday, economists expect the Labor Department to report the economy added 140,000 jobs in December, barely enough to hold unemployment steady at about 9.8 percent and far less than should be expected 18 months into an economic recovery.
It is the brass-tacks question every stock investor asks: What is this company really worth? But in the rarefied realm of private equity investing, the answer to that question is often hard to find, if it can be found at all, the New York Times reports.