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CNBC's Eamon Javers says the Wall Street Journal is reporting the White House wants $1.6 trillion in up front tax increases and at least $50 billion in new spending. (5:49)
The political squabbles are continuing as the fiscal cliff approaches, but this strategist has a trading plan.
Finally, the euro is trading on U.S. fundamentals, this pro says, and he likes it.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on fiscal cliff comments from Speaker Boehner (R-OH) and Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) and how it's impacted the markets.
The Democrats think the Republicans aren't being serious enough on Capitol Hill, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
New York Fed President William Dudley is speaking about the economy, the fiscal cliff and the economic impact from Sandy. CNBC's Steve Liesman has the details.
Is a bipartisan deal possible before the end of the year? Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ), weighs in.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Senator Reid told CNBC that there was no specific offer from Geithner to the Republican side today.
Michael Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discusses how the markets reacted to political wrangling over "fiscal cliff" talks in Washington.
"The Democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts," said House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), discussing "fiscal cliff" talks among lawmakers over the nation's looming debt crisis. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the political rhetoric.
Alice Rivlin, Brookings Institution senior fellow, shares her two-step plan to find a bipartisan solution to the nation's growing debt challenge.
Not the legacy the president is after.
CNBC's John Harwood reports Congress has returned to work, and is expected to meet this week to work on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. And have Republicans decided to leave Grover Norquist and his anti-tax pledge behind?
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV), Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-NY) offer insight on meeting an agreement on the fiscal cliff.
House Speaker John Boehner says he has outlined a framework for how both parties can work together to avert the fiscal cliff without raising tax rates; and the Fast Money traders weigh in.
The one thing we know for sure about the fiscal debate in Washington is that over the next year, someone’s taxes are going to go up. But the fight will be over whose taxes and how much they will have to pay.
Now that the election is over, CEOs from a range of industries are saying loud and clear to Washington: Let's get a deal done on the "fiscal cliff" and give this economy a jump-start.
"It's clear that we've got to fix our broken tax system, and we've got to deal with our spending problem,' said Speaker of the House, John Boehner addressing tax and entitlement reform as ways to form a bipartisan framework to avert the fiscal cliff. CNBC's John Harwood, weighs in.
Hans Goetti, Chief Investment Officer Asia, Finaport explains why the fiscal cliff is concerning but "not the end of the world."
Damian Paletta, economic policy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, tells CNBC that Congress appears ready to engage in talks with the White House to reach a compromise over America's deficit problem.