She The People: fiscal cliff


Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 12/28/2012

The top economics stories of 2012

Even if President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner end up swerving at the last minute, the fiscal cliff still wins as this year's top economic story.

By Joann Weiner  |  11:49 AM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bernanke, Boehner, Facebook, fiscal cliff; China, Greece, Obama, Romney, top economic stories of 2012, UBS

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012

One good reason to love Starbucks

Today's retirees receive more from Social Security than they paid in, but that won't be true for future retirees.

By Joann Weiner  |  11:23 AM ET, 12/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  benefit, Social Security, social security; fiscal cliff, tax

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Larry Summers: It's time to tax carbon and treats

It's hard to believe that raising the top tax rate to 39.6 percent where it was under President Clinton will do grievous damage to the economy.

By Joann Weiner  |  08:09 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  carbon tax, fat tax, fiscal cliff, Lawrence Summers, Obama, tax incrase, tax policy, Twinkies

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 11/06/2012

With Romney or Obama, your taxes are going up

A Democratic and a Republican economist debate whose taxes will increase under a President Obama or a President Romney.

By Joann Weiner  |  08:40 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Election 2012, fiscal cliff, Obama, Romney, tax policy