The Holy Father, or his social media team, will be sending out messages in 8 languages. Is the Pope ready for the response?
Stocks end the month little changed, but the fiscal cliff will weigh on markets throughout December. Next week's big hurdle will be jobs report for November, due on Friday.
Homeowners love the mortgage deduction. So do real-estate agents and homebuilders. But it costs the government billions in lost tax revenue and may be trimmed back to fix the fiscal-cliff problem.
The anti-tax crusader has already survived serious financial challenges and decades of Washington chicanery. He's not going anywhere.
Confidence, spending and housing prices are up, but so are savings and spirits.
But many people who are eligible for the benefit don't apply.
Elmo puppetier Kevin Clash denies alllegations but merchandise sales could suffer.
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