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  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 3:39 PM ET

Want Economic Growth? Remove Government: Author

Posted By: Stacy Curtin

Even as the U.S. economy seems to be picking up steam when it comes to jobs and housing, many economists are projecting moderate growth in 2013.

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  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 2:01 PM ET

Climate Change Is Killing Economy: Here's How to Stop It

Posted By: Bernice Napach

Congress this week is considering a $60 billion bill to pay for damages inflicted by Superstorm Sandy across three Northeastern states in late October. Though some Republican congressional members are balking at the sum, which the White House is requesting, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut say the damage is even greater, closer to $82 billion.

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  Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 10:11 AM ET

Fiscal Cliff: Won't the Adults in Congress Please Stand Up?

Posted By: Morgan Korn

President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are one step closer to reaching an agreement on the so-called fiscal cliff — the $600 billion in government spending cuts and tax increases that will affect all Americans in January. Over the weekend Boehner reportedly lowered his resistance to raising new revenue by agreeing to increase taxes on incomes over $1 million.

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  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 4:01 PM ET

'The Hobbit' Won't Be Phenomenon Like 'Rings': Geier

Posted By: Nicole Goodkind

The highly anticipated "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" opened around the globe this weekend to record breaking ticket sales and lukewarm reviews.

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  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 3:26 PM ET

Apple Stock Flirts With $500: Value Investor Stepping In?

Posted By: Henry Blodget

Last summer, Apple (AAPL) was the hottest stock on earth.

Pretty much every analyst on Wall Street loved it.

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  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 12:43 PM ET

Boehner Caves on Taxing the Rich: Will GOP Go Along?

Posted By: Stacy Curtin

The end of the year is two weeks away and the so-called "fiscal cliff" still looms. At the turn of the New Year, $600 billion in automatic spending cuts and tax hikes are set to take effect if Democrats and Republicans in Congress cannot come together over a fiscal deficit reduction deal.

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  Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 11:09 AM ET

'Obscene' Stimulus Will Trigger Japan Crisis: Pro

Posted By: Aaron Task

For most of 2012, the financial headlines were dominated by news about Europe, concerns about China's economy and, of course, the U.S. election and fiscal cliff.

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  Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 3:00 PM ET

Comment: Dysfunctional DC Driving US Close to 'Cliff'

All of November and half of December have now gone by, and our government still hasn't reached a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff."

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  Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 12:37 PM ET

Google Maps: Did Apple Cave to Consumer Pressure?

Posted By: Nicole Goodkind

On Wednesday night Google's new iOS 6 map application was released for the iPhone. It has become the most downloaded free application in the Apple app store.

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  Friday, 14 Dec 2012 | 10:32 AM ET

Who Wants an Apple TV? 'Everyone,' Says Author Kirkpatrick

Posted By: Bernice Napach

Rumors about Apple TV have been circulating for two years. Will the third year be the charm?

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  • The Daily Ticker covers the most important business stories of the day -- the economy, investing, corporate leadership and politics. The Daily Ticker picks up where Tech Ticker left off and is hosted by Aaron Task and Henry Blodget. Often serious, sometimes irreverent and always interesting, The Daily Ticker gives viewers a unique take on the business world's most crucial stories.