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#Fiscal cliff

From TheJournal.ie Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first Barack Obama

Column: For Obama, this inauguration will be very different than the first

In January 2009, nearly two million people flocked to see the first African-American be sworn in as president – but, four years on, some promises have yet to be fulfilled. This term will present even more challenges, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year News You Missed

Back to work: Here are the stories you missed over Christmas and New Year

Many of us are returning to work for the first time tomorrow following the festive period. Here is a round-up of the news stories you may have missed. You are welcome.

From TheJournal.ie New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks United States

New US Congress sworn in ahead of tough spending talks

Curbing the US’s runaway national debt, and reforming immigration law, are points on the 113th Congress’s agenda.

From TheJournal.ie Obama signs 'fiscal cliff' deal into law (with an autopen) Fiscal Cliff

Obama signs 'fiscal cliff' deal into law (with an autopen)

The President puts a firm end to major spending cuts, for now – using a novel (but legally questionable) piece of kit.

From TheJournal.ie Stock markets like it when there's no Fiscal Cliff. Who knew? Happy New Year

Stock markets like it when there's no Fiscal Cliff. Who knew?

European markets are all enjoying a healthy start to the year, while US futures have also welcomed the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Deal reached to avoid tax hikes for middle-class America Deal Done

Deal reached to avoid tax hikes for middle-class America

Is that the end of the ‘fiscal cliff’ talk then? Maybe. But the debt ceiling chat is back.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix…now with added 1990s Daniel Craig Need To Know

The Evening Fix…now with added 1990s Daniel Craig

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate strikes deal on 'Fiscal Cliff', two hours after deadline Barack Obama

US Senate strikes deal on 'Fiscal Cliff', two hours after deadline

The new budget package can’t take effect just yet – because the House of Representatives didn’t wait around.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: New Year's Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: New Year's Day

Happy New Year! Here’s the nine things you need to know as you begin the first morning of 2013.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with 2 million added bubbles Need To Know This post contains images

The Evening Fix...now with 2 million added bubbles

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Obama: 'fiscal cliff' agreement in sight but not done Fiscal Cliff

Obama: 'fiscal cliff' agreement in sight but not done

The US President said the solution will come in stages, rather than a ‘grand deal’.

From TheJournal.ie US politicians still at odds on last day before fiscal cliff Fiscal Cliff

US politicians still at odds on last day before fiscal cliff

If no deal is reached, Americans will see their paycheck hit, and the economy will suffer from massive automatic spending cuts.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: New Year's Eve 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: New Year's Eve

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House Fiscal Cliff

Let's get fiscal: Obama to host talks on looming cliff at White House

Congressional leaders will meet with the President at the White House today with just days left to avert a series of tax rises and spending cuts due to come into effect in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter? Let's Get Fiscal This post contains videos

Explainer: What is the 'fiscal cliff' and why does it matter?

The US is facing a potentially devastating financial crisis in less than a week but what is it all about, what impact will it have on Ireland and what’s got to happen if it is to be avoided? TheJournal.ie explains…

From TheJournal.ie European stocks rise after festive break Markets

European stocks rise after festive break

Europe’s main stock markets rise as traders focus on whether the United States will avert the 2013 “fiscal cliff”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Plan B' to avert fiscal cliff in the US fails Fiscal Cliff

'Plan B' to avert fiscal cliff in the US fails

Obama said he’ll try to prevent across-the-board tax increases after a vote calling for higher rates on million-dollar earners failed.

From TheJournal.ie What's a fiscal cliff? Let Monty explain... Fiscal Cliff This post contains videos

What's a fiscal cliff? Let Monty explain...

Mr Burns takes a few minutes to explain the upcoming fiscal cliff.

From TheJournal.ie Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts The Naked Truth This post contains images

Naked protesters occupy Washington office over possible AIDS cuts

Activists occupied the office of House speaker John Boehner ahead of World AIDS Day this Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms Four More Years

Back to work: Obama heads back to Washington as 'fiscal cliff' looms

The US president and the Republican-led House of Representatives want to avoid automatic tax increases and spending cuts but they are far off any compromise.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Ryan to remain as chair of House Budget committee US2012

Paul Ryan to remain as chair of House Budget committee

The defeated vice-presidential nominee intends to stay on as the Republicans’ leading fiscal spokesman.