The Republicans failure to repeal Obamacare puts pressure on them to win the next big policy battle, on taxes. But the inherent political and economic trade-offs are likely to deter anything resembling a sweeping tax reform effort. The Republicans will likely have to define a win as a revenue-losing tax cut.
Distance is a tax reforms best friend. Many proposals look good at an abstract level, only to be done in by the details. As with health care, agreement on the repeal part is not sufficient to generate agreement on the replace part.
As a result, theres been…

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As tax deadlines near, one preparer explains how reading her clients helps their bottom lines. Are you a procrastinator or shoeboxer?

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<p>Stocks closed sharply higher Tuesday as traders assessed strong consumer confidence data, with financials leading.</p><p></p>

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<p></p><p>Stocks rose sharply Tuesday as traders assessed strong consumer confidence data, with financials and energy leading.</p>

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The setting where you get care — a doctor's office, medical facility or hospital — shouldn't change the bill you get.

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Here's how much Americans are earning this year and which jobs are getting the biggest pay increases.

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The U.S. is headed for a recession in the next two years as excessive fiscal stimulus takes the economy into unsustainable territory, says economist.

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The "Pink Tax" has many women seeing red when it comes to gender inequity.

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Elevate Credit's upcoming IPO will force investors to consider how serious President Trump is about rolling back financial regulations.

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In a recent column Daily Wire editor Ben Shapiro lamented a central conflict that he contends defines democratic politics: the conflict between truth and desire. Shapiros view is that conservatives arent wrong when they say they cant compete with Santa Claus its far harder to draw voters to your side by telling them they wont get something than by telling them theyll get real estate on the moon.
Though he may have mis-written, Shapiros analysis explains why conservatives havent consistently controlled the House, Senate, White House, and everything…

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A growing number of advertisers have recently pulled their advertising business from Google's video service YouTube after their ads ran with offensive and extremist content.

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Risk happens fast and the Trump trade may be over The administration’s first initiatives have been ineffective A potential stock market top may now be in place
A Less Effective White House: After Friday’s failed health care bill, President Trump’s future tax, regulatory and fiscal initiatives will be more difficult to accomplish. I have expected this outcome for several months; others may soon come to the same conclusion.
We soon may learn that:
The president has and will continue to be educated that there is a fundamental difference between the art of the…

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You may be headed for a meltdown in your 401(k) if you're mostly in actively managed funds. Here's how you can protect yourself.

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After cutting more than $40 billion of costs since the financial crisis, big banks are considering ways to slash still more from their back-office budgets.&nbsp;

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U.S. stocks began the week on the wrong foot, opening sharply lower on Monday as enthusiasm about President Donald Trump's agenda dwindled.

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