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  • The US in Decline: What Americans Fear for the Future

    A Pew Research Center report published Thursday shows how staggeringly pessimistic Americans are about where the country is heading. “When Americans peer 30 years into the future, they see a country...

  • Winners and Losers from the GOP Tax Cuts This Year

    Bloomberg’s Ben Steverman and Marie Patino took a look at some representative households to see who’s winning and who’s losing under the Republican tax cuts this filing season. While most taxpayers...

  • US Posts Biggest Monthly Budget Deficit Ever

    The federal government posted the largest monthly budget deficit in history in February, with outlays exceeding revenues by $234 billion, the Treasury Department said Friday. The fiscal gap surpassed...

  • IRS Eases Penalty for Taxpayers Who Paid Too Little

    Taxpayers who had too little withheld from their paychecks in 2018 now have a little more room to breathe. The IRS on Friday lowered the withholding underpayment threshold to 80 percent for the 2018...

  • U.S. President Trump sits at his desk before signing bills at the White House in Washington

    A Trump Landslide in 2020?

    Despite low approval ratings, constant controversy and the perpetual peril of numerous ongoing investigations, multiple economic models with successful track records of picking presidential winners...