Hot Topics Recap: Fiscal Cliff

  Hot Topics Recap: Fiscal Cliff

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- December 21, 2012

The following releases focus on the Fiscal Cliff:


CPAs to Map Out Personal Finance Strategies for a Turbulent Economy

PETALUMA, Calif.--Small Business Programs in Danger as Fiscal Cliff Looms,
According to the American Small Business League Source:American
SmallBusiness League

PETALUMA, Calif.--Fiscal Cliff Will Be Used to Dismantle the Small Business
Administration, According to the American Small Business League
Source:American SmallBusiness League

LOS ANGELES--C.A.R. Places Open Letter Ad in Top California Newspapers Calling
for Preservation of Mortgage Interest Deduction Source:California Association
of Realtors

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.--Salary Increase Budgets Remain Conservative for 2013
Source:Pearl Meyer & Partners

SEATTLE--Russell Global Index to gain 48 IPOs Source: Russell Investments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--The Economy and Fiscal Cliff Effect on Holiday Shopping
Source:SOASTA Inc.

NEW YORK & LONDON--BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Investors
Bullish on Global Growth as They Look Beyond Fiscal Cliff Source:Bank of

ARLINGTON, Va.--Consumer Confidence in Technology Reaches Highest Level in
History of CEA Index Source:Consumer Electronics Association

SEATTLE--Managers Cautiously Hopeful for U.S. Economy, Eurozone and China in
2013 Source: Russell Investments

NEW YORK--Commodity Prices Rose in November Despite Looming Fiscal Cliff
Source:Van Eck Global

LOS 2012 Travel Survey Reveals 40% Increase in Holiday
Travel Plans Despite Concerns over the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ and Personal Financial
Situations Source:

SAN DIEGO--November Housing Performance Strong, But Continued Growth
Threatened by Fiscal Cliff Source:DataQuick

SACRAMENTO, Calif.--Homeowners Receiving Unemployment Benefits Urged to Apply
for Keep Your Home California Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program Source:
California Housing Finance Agency

CHICAGO--CFOs See Stability in US Economy Despite “Fiscal Cliff” Threat
Source: Grant Thornton LLP

WASHINGTON--Comprehensive Tax Reform in the Fiscal Cliff Source: National
Retail Federation

MINNEAPOLIS--Fiscal Cliff and Unemployment Top List of 2012 Economic Concerns
Source: Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America

SAN ANTONIO--U.S. Global Issues Special “Santa Claus” Dividend to Battle the
“Fiscal Cliff Grinch” Source: U.S. Global Investors, Inc.

OMAHA, Neb.--New Year, New Outlook: Americans Increasingly Optimistic That
U.S. Economy is on the Rebound, Despite Looming Fiscal Cliff Source: TD
Ameritrade, Inc.

WASHINGTON--AICPA Series of Explainers for Fiscal Cliff Tax Topics Available
Source: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

WASHINGTON--The National Black Caucus of State Legislators Goes to the White
House, Releases Official Statement on the Fiscal Cliff Source: National Black
Caucus of State Legislators

NEW YORK--Emerging Market Bonds Remain Attractive, Despite U.S. Fiscal Cliff,
Says Market Vectors’ Fran Rodilosso Source: Market Vectors ETFs

NEW YORK--Pessimism on U.S. Economy Deepens in Latest AICPA Survey of Business
Executives Source: AICPA

ALEXANDRIA, Va.--The Wire...from AirPlus: Outlook 2013 Source: AirPlus

SALT LAKE CITY--New Study Finds TARP Recipients Succeed, Despite Exec Pay
Limits Source: David Eccles School of Business

NBCSL Legislative Priorities Among Discussions During White House Meeting

NEW YORK & MONTVALE, N.J.--Business Confidence Falls Again as Real Economy
Takes a Hit, ACCA and IMA Global Survey Finds Source:ACCA

GLENVIEW, Ill.--SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard® Shows Hiring Down
Slightly Source:SurePayroll Inc.

BOSTON--NEEP Economists Predict Continued Slow Growth in New England; Housing
Seen as Potential “Bright Spot” but Fiscal Cliff Showing Potential Impact
Source:New England Council

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--Fiserv Case-Shiller Home Price Insights: Home Prices Are
Increasing; Many U.S. Markets Now on Path Toward Sustainable Recovery Source:

NEW YORK--Marcum LLP Launches Commercial Construction Index Source: Marcum LLP

WASHINGTON--Media Availability: NAHB CEO Available to Comment on Fiscal Cliff
Discussions and the Mortgage Interest Deduction Source: NAHB

WASHINGTON--Equipment Leasing and Finance Association’s Survey of Economic
Activity: Monthly Leasing and Finance Index Source: Equipment Leasing and
Finance Association

ARLINGTON, Va.--Consumer Confidence in Technology Rises, But Confidence in
Overall Economy at Lowest Level of the Year, According to CEA Source: CEA

NEW YORK--Global Deleveraging Dampens Growth Expectations for 2013 Source:
Allianz Global Investors

JENKINTOWN, Pa.--Pitcairn Investment Plan Advice for Year Ahead: Ignore the
Noise and Stay the Course!

WASHINGTON--NRF Issues Statement on The White House Report on Consumers and
Retail Source: National Retail Federation

ARLINGTON, Va.--Consumers to Spend Nearly $44 Billion on Holiday Gifts This
Weekend, According to CEA Source: CEA

DEERFIELD, Ill.--Walgreens Statement on Fiscal Cliff

SOUTHLAKE, Texas--Statement of Sam Gilliland, Chairman and CEO, Sabre Holdings
Regarding Averting the Fiscal Cliff

TORONTO--Grant Thornton Study Shows Support for Fiscal Measures Grows amongst
Businesses around the World as Global Confidence and Investment Drop Source:
Grant Thornton

WASHINGTON--NRF Urges Washington to Fix Fiscal Cliff Before Black Friday
Source: NRF

CHICAGO--The Comeback Kid Source: Mesirow Financial

WASHINGTON--Construction Backlog up 3.5 Percent in Third Quarter of 2012
Source:Associated Builders and Contractors

WASHINGTON--Fiscal Cliff Changes State Economies in 2013 Source: Regional
Economic Models, Inc.

NEW YORK--Taking Stock in Tough Times: U.S. Retail Sector Outlook Source: CIT

BROOKFIELD, Wis.--Fiserv Case-Shiller Home Price Insights: Home Prices Are
Increasing; Many U.S. Markets Now on Path Toward Sustainable Recovery Source:

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