For the final installment of Morning Edition's tax series, David Greene talks to Kevin McCormally, of Kiplinger.com, about various odd and often overlooked deductions. Taxpayers should know about these before the end of the year.
As the parties wrangle over taxes and the "fiscal cliff," there's been a lot of talk about the golden days of the 1990s — and each party's role in creating it. Yet economists say a lot was happening outside Washington as well.
GM, Ford and Chrysler are turning their focus to selling luxury cars — something they haven't succeeded at in decades. They're hoping that success in the competitive but lucrative luxury sector will signal that the U.S. auto industry's comeback is complete.
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