Boehner Pushes Budget `Plan B' While Talks Continue

Dec. 18 (Bloomberg) - House Speaker John Boehner and other Republican leaders speak at a news conference in Washington about the progress of negotiations with President Barack Obama on an agreement to avoid more than $600 billion in tax increases and spending cuts scheduled to begin in January, the so-called fiscal cliff. Boehner says he is proposing a “plan B” measure that would include tax increases on income of more than $1 million, while continuing to negotiate with the president. (Source: Bloomberg)
Square Rival iZettle Raises $67M From Intel and Zouk
37:50 - Today’s "BWest Byte" is $67 million, for how much iZettle, a Swedish payments startup and rival to Jack Dorsey's Square, has raised from Intel and Zouk. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg West." (Source: Bloomberg)
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