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If those who signed it believe compromise is heresy, we will end up with no budget deal.
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.
The wealthy investor slams the anti-tax lobby, calling for higher rates on the rich.
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