New York (CNNMoney) - Herman Cain's 9-9-9 tax plan is gaining traction, but not in every quarter.
One very influential member of the Republican establishment remains unconvinced: Grover Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Want to help the economy and create jobs? Well, roll back those government regulations! It's a talking point trumpeted by nearly every Republican politician. But would less regulation really spur hiring?
The story goes like this: Thanks to the Obama administration, a wave of new government regulations are strangling business to the detriment of hiring and economic growth.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner on Tuesday joined a chorus of Democratic officials hitting back at bank fees, saying the administration "will prevail" in the battle over banking reforms.
"There are no surprises, nothing strange about the fact that banks are resisting it - are pushing back," Geithner told CNN's Erin Burnett. "They are trying to weaken those reforms."FULL STORY
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Raise taxes on the rich, and you'll put the nation's "job creators" at risk.
It's a ubiquitous Republican talking point: Congress must keep the top two rates at 33% and 35% - instead of 36% and 39.6% as President Obama wants.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Three years after a financial crisis pushed the country deep into recession, an overwhelming number of Americans - 90% - say that economic conditions remain poor.
The number, reported Friday in a new CNN/ORC International Poll, is the highest of Barack Obama's presidency and a significant increase from the 81% who said conditions were poor in June.
New York (CNNMoney) - You can add two influential members of Congress to the list of people upset with Facebook over the social network's latest privacy flap.
Reps. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Joe Barton of Texas fired off a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, asking for an investigation of Facebook's business practices.FULL STORY
New York (CNNMoney) - Hey Snooki, you're not welcome on the Jersey Shore.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie cut $420,000 in tax credits Monday that would have gone to 495 Productions, the company responsible for bringing the escapades of "Pauly D" and "The Situation" to the masses via MTV.FULL STORY