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The Fiscal Cliff, In Three And A Half Graphics

Before things get crazy, here's a quick look at the tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year.
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'Fiscal Cliff' Scenarios Leave Economists On Edge

We've heard the warnings of a looming economic disaster if Congress fails to avert a "fiscal cliff" by the end of the year. Economists hope lawmakers will act after November's election, but what if Congress runs out of time?
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While Poverty Rose Again, Data Hint Economy May Have Found Its Feet

The Census also reports that because of the Affordable Care Act more young Americans were insured.
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Correction To Taxpayer Stories

Two reports referring to Americans who do not pay taxes included mentions of active-duty military service members. Military personnel do pay federal income tax. But there are exemptions for some, including those who are serving in designated combat zones.
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'Forbes' List: Richest People In America

Forbes magazine is out with its yearly list of the 400 richest Americans. Their combined net worth increased 13 percent since last year. The top of the list contains the usual suspects: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Larry Ellison, the Koch brothers and the children of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton.
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Google To Become Display Ad Leader

The search giant is expected to be the top firm in online display advertising revenue this year, according to analysts at eMarketer. Google would unseat the reigning online ad champ Facebook. That would be a blow for Facebook, which only last year managed to beat back the previous top earner: Yahoo.
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American Airlines Warns It's Eliminating Jobs

American Airlines is notifying more than 11,000 employees that they might get laid off. The move is part of the company's ongoing bankruptcy reorganization which continues to be rocky.

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