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Presidents Day Pop Quiz: Funny Money Facts About the Men in the Oval Office

Filed under: U.S. Government, World Leaders, People, PlanningEven when it comes to U.S. presidents whose faces aren’t on bills and coins, discussions about America’s commanders in chief frequently come back down to money. Whether the question is campai…

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Carried Interest: Obama Takes Aim at Wall Street’s Second Favorite Tax Loophole

Filed under: Income Tax, Tax Changes, Tax Laws, InvestingOn Sunday, President Obama took aim at what many believe to be a long overdue target: the carried interest tax rate. Suggesting that “smart spending cuts” could reduce the deficit and make it pos…

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Fiscal Cliff Averted: 6 Things You Don’t Have to Worry About Anymore

Filed under: Economy, Government, Money and Politics
After months of lead-up, America finally went over the fiscal cliff — for about 34 hours. But if you didn’t notice the plague of miseries that was predicted after the great tumble, don’t be surprise…

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The 9 Most Important Financial Stories of 2012

Filed under: Economy, Market News, Occupy Wall Street, Money and PoliticsGallery: The 9 Biggest Financial Stories of 2012

Bruce Watson is a senior features writer for DailyFinance. You can reach him by e-mail at bruce.watson@teamaol.com, or follow h…

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Did the Tea Party’s Biggest Campaign Donors Tax Themselves?

Filed under: Taxes, Election 2012Last week, Foster Friess (right), one of the biggest private contributors to the the Republican party, complained to The Los Angeles Times that super PACs — the political organizations that are allowed to accept unlimi…

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